Genome-wide Association Study of Pituitary Tumors

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2011 by Zhaoyun Zhang, Huashan Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 28, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 28, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Zhaoyun Zhang, Huashan Hospital

Brief Summary:
Pituitary adenomas is a very common disease, but the cause and genetics hasn't been identified. The investigators are going to use genome-wide association study to identify genes that may be related to pituitary adenomas.

Condition or disease
Pituitary Adenomas

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 12500 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Genome-wide Association Study of Pituitary Tumors
Study Start Date : September 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2014

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Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
DNA samples

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients diagnosed with pituitary adenomas and healthy controls will be included.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients diagnosed with pituitary adenomas

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients with a family history of endocrine tumors

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01442220

Contact: Yao Zhang, Dr. 86-13916872553

China, Shanghai
Huashan Hospital Recruiting
Shanghai, Shanghai, China, 200040
Contact: Yao Zhao    86-13916872553   
Principal Investigator: Yao Zhao         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Huashan Hospital
Principal Investigator: Yao Zhao, M.D. Huashan Hospital

Responsible Party: Zhaoyun Zhang, Doctor, Huashan Hospital Identifier: NCT01442220     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KY2011-277
First Posted: September 28, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 28, 2011
Last Verified: September 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pituitary Diseases
Pituitary Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Hypothalamic Neoplasms
Supratentorial Neoplasms
Brain Neoplasms
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
Nervous System Neoplasms
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases