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Genes in Predicting Outcome in Patients With Esophageal Cancer Treated With Cisplatin, Radiation Therapy, and Surgery

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00898495
First Posted: May 12, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2017
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Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group ( ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group )
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Studying samples of tissue in the laboratory from patients with cancer may help doctors learn more about changes that occur in DNA and identify biomarkers related to cancer. It may also help doctors predict a patient's response to treatment.

PURPOSE: This laboratory study is looking at genes to see if they can predict outcome in patients with esophageal cancer treated with cisplatin, radiation therapy, and surgery.


Condition Intervention
Esophageal Cancer Genetic: loss of heterozygosity analysis Genetic: polymerase chain reaction Genetic: polymorphism analysis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNP) in Platinum-/Radiation Pathway Genes to Predict Outcome in Patients With Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Treated With Cisplatin-Based Chemoradiotherapy Followed by Surgical Resection

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Further study details as provided by Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group ( ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Comparison of pretreatment clinical tumor staging vs post-treatment pathologic staging (at resection) [ Time Frame: 1 month ]

Enrollment: 118
Actual Study Start Date: May 11, 2007
Study Completion Date: December 31, 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 31, 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES:

  • Correlate patient outcomes with neoplastic cell genotypes, specifically 18 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in 16 major genes involved in platinum metabolism and disposition and DNA repair, in patients with esophageal cancer treated with neoadjuvant cisplatin-based chemoradiotherapy followed by surgical resection on clinical trial ECOG-1201.
  • Correlate patient outcomes with neoplastic cell genotypes, specifically loss of heterozygosity, in these patients.
  • Correlate patient outcomes with normal (germline) cell genotypes, specifically SNPs related to platinum metabolism and disposition and DNA repair.
  • Compare the predictive ability of neoplastic vs germline cell genotypes.

OUTLINE: This is a retrospective, cohort, multicenter study.

Neoplastic and normal (germline) cells are collected from pretreatment and post-treatment specimens using laser-capture microdissection. Single nucleotide polymorphisms are examined by real-time PCR. Loss of heterozygosity is assessed by analyzing short tandem repeat markers in neoplastic and germline tissue.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 120 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Samples submitted for research from patients participating in E1201
Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Diagnosis of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus

    • Stage I-IV disease
  • Received cisplatin-based treatment on clinical trial ECOG-1201

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Not specified

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

  • Not specified
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00898495


Sponsors and Collaborators
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
Study Chair: Harry H. Yoon, MD Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00898495     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000551712
ECOG-E1201T1
First Submitted: May 9, 2009
First Posted: May 12, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017

Keywords provided by Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group ( ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group ):
adenocarcinoma of the esophagus
stage II esophageal cancer
stage III esophageal cancer
stage IV esophageal cancer
stage I esophageal cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Esophageal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Cisplatin
Antineoplastic Agents