Studying Biomarkers in Samples From Young Patients With Rhabdoid Tumors

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Children's Oncology Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01544569
First received: February 29, 2012
Last updated: May 7, 2015
Last verified: May 2015
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Studying samples of tissue from patients with rhabdoid tumors in the laboratory may help doctor learn more about changes that occur in DNA and identify genes related to cancer.

PURPOSE: This research trial studies biomarkers in samples from young patients with rhabdoid tumors.


Condition Intervention
Kidney Cancer
Genetic: DNA analysis
Genetic: fluorescence in situ hybridization
Genetic: gene expression analysis
Genetic: gene mapping
Genetic: microarray analysis
Genetic: polymerase chain reaction
Genetic: protein expression analysis
Other: laboratory biomarker analysis
Other: medical chart review

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Endogenous DNA Transposition in Rhabdoid Tumors

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Further study details as provided by Children's Oncology Group:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Expression and function of transposons in rhabdoid tumors [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: March 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2100 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES:

  • To investigate the expression and function of transposons in 50 primary rhabdoid tumors.

OUTLINE: Freshly frozen rhabdoid tumors will be studied using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to establish the genomic location of transposons. Protein expression in rhabdoid tumor tissue microarrays is also analyzed.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 1 Year
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

rhabdoid tumors

Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Freshly frozen rhabdoid tumors from either renal or extra-renal sites from children younger than 2 years of age
  • Clinical patient information (age, gender, comorbidities, tumor stage, size, pathology, therapy, outcome) available

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Not specified

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

  • Not specified
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01544569

Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Oncology Group
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth A. Mullen, MD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Children's Oncology Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01544569     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AREN12B3, COG-AREN12B3, CDR0000727229, AREN12B3, NCI-2012-00689
Study First Received: February 29, 2012
Last Updated: May 7, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Children's Oncology Group:
rhabdoid tumor of the kidney

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhabdoid Tumor
Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Complex and Mixed

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 30, 2015