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Participation in Procurement of Tissue, Serum, Plasma, Cell Bank, DNA and RNA Samples, and Urine for Biological Studies Related to Prostate Cancer and Prostate Cancer Treatment Follow Up

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Robert Karnes, Mayo Clinic Identifier:
First received: April 1, 2010
Last updated: January 9, 2013
Last verified: January 2013

This research study is being done to collect regular and routine follow-up information related to the outcome of treatment for prostate cancer.

This study is also being done to relate treatment outcome to measurement of substances in the blood such as prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and other markers. Also environmental and genetic factors that might be responsible for prostate cancer are being investigated.

Prostate Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Participation in Procurement of Tissue, Serum, Plasma, Cell Bank, DNA and RNA Samples, and Urine for Biological Studies Related to Prostate Cancer and Prostate Cancer Treatment Follow Up

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Further study details as provided by Robert Karnes, Mayo Clinic:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood, urine, prostate tissue

Enrollment: 4900
Study Start Date: February 2010
Study Completion Date: November 2012
Primary Completion Date: November 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
High-risk radical prostatectomy patients
Primary external beam radiotherapy patients
Primary prostate brachytherapy patients
Hormone refractory prostate cancer patients
Active Surveillance
Prostate biopsy patients


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
There are six patient cohorts which are being recruited to the Prostate Clinical Follow-up Core in support of the Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE). The six groups are: 1. High-risk radical prostatectomy patients, 2. Primary external beam radiotherapy patients, 3. Primary prostate brachytherapy patients, 4. Hormone refractory prostate cancer patients, 5. Active Surveillance. 6. Prostate biopsy patients. The inclusion criterion for group 6 is that the patient is scheduled to undergo a prostate biopsy for the purposes of definitive prostate cancer diagnosis. There are no exclusion criteria for group 6.

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Informed consent explained and signed prior to any study related procedures.
  2. Age ≥18 years
  3. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 2 or better, or Karnofsky performance of 60% or better.
  4. Histologically confirmed adenocarcinoma of the prostate within 10 years of study entry.
  5. Willingness to return to Mayo Clinic Rochester for follow-up or participate in mail-in PSA processing.
  6. Must be disease-free from a previous diagnosis of cancer for a period of time = 5 years excluding cutaneous malignancies of squamous cell or basal cell carcinoma.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Life expectancy < 5 years.
  2. Inability to return to Mayo Rochester for follow-up appointments, sera, and urine collection per protocol.
  3. Previous or a concurrent diagnosis of cancers other than basal cell or invasive squamous cell carcinoma of skin within the past 5 years.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01098552

United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
Study Director: R. J. Karnes, MD Mayo Clinic
  More Information

Responsible Party: Robert Karnes, Principal Manager, Mayo Clinic Identifier: NCT01098552     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1937-00
Mayo Clinic Prostate SPORE
Study First Received: April 1, 2010
Last Updated: January 9, 2013

Keywords provided by Robert Karnes, Mayo Clinic:
Prostate Cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017