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Study of Blood Samples in Patients With Breast Cancer

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified August 2009 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: August 14, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 10, 2011
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Information provided by:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)

RATIONALE: Studying the genes expressed in samples of blood from patients with cancer may help doctors identify biomarkers related to cancer. It may also help doctors predict how patients will respond to chemotherapy.

PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying blood samples in patients with breast cancer.

Condition Intervention
Breast Cancer Other: laboratory biomarker analysis

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Search for Genetic Factors Predictive of Response to Chemotherapy in Patients With or Who Has a Mammary Adenocarcinoma in Neo-adjuvant or Metastatic Setting

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Histologic complete response (Chevallier and Sataloff) or tumor response (RECIST)

Estimated Enrollment: 900
Study Start Date: November 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:


  • Identify constitutional gene variants associated with a change in response.

OUTLINE: Blood samples are collected periodically for analysis of genetic factors.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • Histologically confirmed breast carcinoma
  • Received first-line chemotherapy (in neoadjuvant or metastatic setting) comprising anthracyclines and/or taxanes, including for a second primary cancer
  • Patient agrees to conservative surgery
  • Hormone receptor status not specified


  • Menopausal status not specified
  • No contraindication for chemotherapy comprising anthracyclines and/or taxanes


  • See Disease Characteristics
  • No prior adjuvant therapy
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00959556

Centre Oscar Lambret Recruiting
Lille, France, 59020
Contact: Jacques Bonneterre, MD, PhD    33-3-20-29-5959    j.bonneterre@o-lambret.fr   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Oscar Lambret
Principal Investigator: Jacques Bonneterre, MD, PhD Centre Oscar Lambret
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00959556     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000633531
First Submitted: August 13, 2009
First Posted: August 14, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 10, 2011
Last Verified: August 2009

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
recurrent breast cancer
stage IA breast cancer
stage IB breast cancer
stage II breast cancer
stage IIIA breast cancer
stage IIIB breast cancer
stage IIIC breast cancer
stage IV breast cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases