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Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Lung Nodules (Nodule)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified August 2017 by University of Colorado, Denver
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01085864
First Posted: March 12, 2010
Last Update Posted: August 31, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Colorado, Denver
  Purpose
A need exists for non-invasive testing to aid in clinical decision-making for Computerized Tomography (CT) scan detected lung nodules of indeterminate etiology. The investigators hypothesize that biomarkers detectable in blood, sputum or urine may be useful for guiding clinical decisions in the setting of CT detected lung nodules to determine which nodules are malignant and which are benign. The investigators also hypothesize that these biomarkers will decrease in concentration to the normal range after successful surgical treatment of malignant lung nodules.

Condition
Lung Abscess

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Lung Nodules

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Further study details as provided by University of Colorado, Denver:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of biomarkers in blood, sputum or urine. [ Time Frame: Baseline, 3-6 months, 12 months, 24 months, time of biopsy or surgery (if applicable), and 6 months post surgery (if applicable). ]
    The primary hypothesis is that biomarkers detectable in blood, sputum, or urine will be useful for guiding clinical decisions in the setting of CT detected lung nodules.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of biomarkers after successful surgical treatment of malignant lung nodules. [ Time Frame: Within 3 years ]
    The secondary hypothesis is that these biomarkers will decrease in concentration to the normal range after successful surgical treatment of malignant lung nodules.


Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood specimen, a sputum sample, a urine sample, and an exhaled breath sample.

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: March 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Patients with lung nodules on CT scan.
Patients with lung nodules on CT scan.

Detailed Description:
The Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Lung Nodules Study is a prospective study of a cohort of 500 individuals with lung nodules of indeterminate etiology that are identified by CT scans. Either biopsy or repeat CT scans must be clinically indicated to determine the etiology of the nodule. Patients will be asked to allow investigators access to CT scan images and spirometry data, and provide blood, sputum, urine, and exhaled breath samples over the course of the study. Patients will also be asked to allow investigators to access pathology records if a biopsy or surgical excision of the nodule is clinically indicated.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients being evaluated by CT Scan with Lung Nocules
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Adult 18-85 years of age
  2. Patients referred to pulmonologists, oncologists, or thoracic surgeons for the evaluation of peripheral lung nodules found on CT scan.
  3. Repeat CT scans, biopsy or surgical excision are clinically indicated to determine the etiology of the nodule.
  4. One or more lung nodules must be between 8 mm and 30 mm in the greatest diameter.
  5. Patients must be fully informed of the investigational nature of the procedure and sign an informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Lung nodules or masses greater than 30 mm in the greatest dimention.
  2. Lung nodules that have solid calification.
  3. Lung nodules or masses with CT evidence of partial or complete obstruciton of a lobar bronshus, mainstem bronchus or the trachea.
  4. No prior cancer with the exception of non-melanoma skin cancer.
  5. Life expectany of < 6 months
  6. Any indifidual who does not give oral and written consent for participation -
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01085864


Contacts
Contact: Mary K Jackson 303-724-1650 mary.k.jackson@ucdenver.edu
Contact: York E Miller, M.D. 303-393-2869 york.miller@ucdenver.edu

Locations
United States, Colorado
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Recruiting
Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80045
Contact: Mary K Jackson    303-724-1650    mary.k.jackson@ucdenver.edu   
Principal Investigator: York E Miller, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Colorado, Denver
Investigators
Principal Investigator: York E Miller, M.D. University of Colorado, Denver
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Colorado, Denver
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01085864     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 09-1106
First Submitted: March 10, 2010
First Posted: March 12, 2010
Last Update Posted: August 31, 2017
Last Verified: August 2017

Keywords provided by University of Colorado, Denver:
Lung Nodules
A need exists for non-invasive testing to aid in clinical decision-making for CT scan detected lung nodules of indeterminate etiology.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Abscess
Abscess
Suppuration
Infection
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections