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A Study of Pancreatic Cancer in Xenografts From Liver Metastases

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01774643
First Posted: January 24, 2013
Last Update Posted: May 1, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Health Network, Toronto
  Purpose
This is a feasibility study to perform image-guided liver biopsies in 25 patients who have pancreatic cancer with liver metastasis (cancer in the pancreas that has spread to the liver). This will contribute with samples for the bio-bank (bank of tumors) and develop xenografts (human tumors growing in mice) for further analysis of genes.

Condition
Pancreatic Cancer Liver Metastases Tumor Tissue Biopsy Blood Samples

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Feasibility Study Of Developing Murine Primary Xenografts From Biopsies Of Liver Metastases In Patients With Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

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Further study details as provided by University Health Network, Toronto:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of patients with adverse events due to biopsies [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
  • Number of successful xenografts [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
  • Number of similiarities and differences between original patient tumor sample with xenograft sample [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
  • Engraftment rate compared to clinical data (response to treatment, disease-free survival, overall survival) [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Tumor tissue

Enrollment: 31
Study Start Date: January 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2017
Primary Completion Date: April 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Pancreatic cancer with liver metastases
Tumor tissue biopsy, blood samples

Detailed Description:
This study might bring a better understanding of the metastatic pancreatic cancer and evaluate the differences between the metastatic and the primary pancreatic cancer (the type that does not have metastasis).
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Pancreatic cancer patients with liver metastases
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Minimum age of 18 years old
  • Pancreatic cancer with liver metastasis
  • No contraindication to image-guided biopsy of liver metastasis, including uncontrolled bleeding diathesis, uncontrolled malignant pain, inability to lie supine etc) and no significant hepatic dysfunction.
  • Provide written informed consent
  • ECOG 0,1 or 2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to lie supine for more than 30 minutes
  • ECOG 3 or more
  • Serious medical risk factors involving any of the major organ systems or including uncontrolled bleeding diathesis, uncontrolled malignant pain, inability to lie supine etc) and no significant hepatic dysfunction.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01774643


Locations
Canada, Ontario
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2M9
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Health Network, Toronto
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Moore Malcolm, M.D. Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
  More Information

Responsible Party: University Health Network, Toronto
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01774643     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: XENO-METPANC
First Submitted: January 22, 2013
First Posted: January 24, 2013
Last Update Posted: May 1, 2017
Last Verified: April 2017

Keywords provided by University Health Network, Toronto:
Pancreatic cancer
Liver metastases
Tumor tissue biopsy
Blood samples
Xenografts
Murine
Genomic profiling
Circulating biomarkers

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms, Second Primary
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Liver Neoplasms
Neoplastic Processes
Neoplasms
Pathologic Processes
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Liver Diseases