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Micrometastasis in Gastrointestinal Cancer

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2013 by Oslo University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 8, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 12, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Oslo University Hospital

Brief Summary:

Prognostic and predictive value of assessing the patients micrometastasis status in blood and bone marrow when diagnosed GI cancer. 2 different patient subgroups are currently studied, patients with cancer of the pancreas and patients with liver metastasis secondary to colorectal cancer.

Our hypothesis is that patients with detective circulating tumor cells in the blood or disseminated tumour cells in their bone marrow at diagnosis have a more advanced disease than negative patients. This information may be of therapeutic interest.

Condition or disease
Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Colorectal Cancer

Detailed Description:
Oncological and overall outcome of the included patients are consecutively registrated at the out-patient clinic. At end of follow-up these survival data are analysed according to the presence of tumor cells in blood and bone marrow, and the prognostic impact of their presence are assessed.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 500 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Process of Metastasis in Colorectal Cancer Tumour Biology and Prognostic Factors in Pancreatic Cancer
Study Start Date : June 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2015

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Gastrointestinal cancer patients
Patients with radiological suspected cancer in the pancreas Patients with radiological suspected colorectal liver metastasis

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Survival [ Time Frame: 5 year ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood and bone marrow cells fixated to slides or to cartridge. Some fresh frozen tumor samples

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Gastrointestinal cancer patients:

  1. patients with suspected adenocarcinoma in the pancreas
  2. patients with liver metastases secondary to colorectal cancer

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Histological proven adenocarcinoma of the pancreas
  2. Histological/radiological verified colorectal liver metastases
  3. Consent capable patient
  4. Signed written, informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Patient'history of other malignancy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01919151

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Contact: Gro Wiedswang, MD,PhD +4722119550
Contact: Evi Faleide, MD,PhD +4722118080

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Oslo University Hospital Recruiting
Oslo, Norway, 0424
Contact: Gro Wiedswang, MD,PhD    +47 22119550   
Principal Investigator: Gro Wiedswang, MD,PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oslo University Hospital
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Study Chair: Bjørn Atle Bjørnbeth, MD,PhD Oslo University Hospital, Dep of Gastrointestinal surgery
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Oslo University Hospital Identifier: NCT01919151    
Other Study ID Numbers: 93-08172d6.2008.540
First Posted: August 8, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 12, 2013
Last Verified: August 2013
Keywords provided by Oslo University Hospital:
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases