Assessment of Clinically Related Outcomes and Biomarker Analysis for Translational Integration in Colorectal Cancer (ACROBATICC)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified November 2014 by Helse Stavanger HF
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Helse Stavanger HF Identifier:
First received: January 3, 2013
Last updated: November 17, 2014
Last verified: November 2014
  • A prospective, observational study on clinical outcomes of surgical management of primary and metastatic colorectal cancer
  • Prospective collection of tissues to explore potential biomarkers in blood and/or primary or secondary cancers and/or normal colon
  • Prospective collection of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs)

Condition Intervention
Colorectal Cancer
Procedure: open and laparoscopic surgery

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective, Population-based Cohort Collection of Blood Samples and Tumor Tissue From Patients Operated on for Primary or Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Helse Stavanger HF:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cancer-specific survival [ Time Frame: 5-years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Recurrence-free survival [ Time Frame: 3 and 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

Blood, whole blood, plasma, cancer tissue, normal tissue

Estimated Enrollment: 850
Study Start Date: August 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2022
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2022 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
open and laparoscopic surgery
Patients with primary and or metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) eligible for curative surgery will be included. Subcohorts may be based on either colon cancer, rectal cancer, metastatic cancer, surgery (laparoscopy or open), node negative and node positive disease, and molecular profiling.
Procedure: open and laparoscopic surgery
Curative surgery for either primary (colorectal cancer, crc) or metastatic CRC (liver surgery)
Other Name: Liver surgery

Detailed Description:

Prospective project in collecting and assessing clinical outcomes data related to molecular profiling of tumors based on cancer primary or metastatic tissue or tissue from peripheral blood samples. As part of the project will be collected patient reported outcomes (PROs) for assessing clinical outcomes in relation to clinical pathways, patient reported results, as well as tumor profiling by molecular methods.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All patients with colorectal cancer (primary and/or secondary) undergoing surgery for curative intent


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of colorectal cancer
  • Informed consent to participate
  • Age ≥18

Exclusion Criteria:


  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01762813

Contact: Hanne R. Hagland, PhD 92297672 ext 47

Stavanger University Hospital Recruiting
Stavanger, Norway, 4068
Contact: Kjetil Søreide, MD, PhD    92281557 ext 47   
Principal Investigator: Kjetil Søreide, MD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Helse Stavanger HF
Principal Investigator: Kjetil Søreide, MD, PhD Helse Stavanger HF
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Helse Stavanger HF Identifier: NCT01762813     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 29034/2012
Study First Received: January 3, 2013
Last Updated: November 17, 2014
Health Authority: Norway: Regional Ethics Commitee

Keywords provided by Helse Stavanger HF:
Colon cancer
rectal cancer
liver metastasis
molecular profile

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Colonic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Digestive System Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Rectal Diseases processed this record on March 26, 2015