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Clinical Evaluation of OSNA Breast Cancer System to Extensive Frozen Section Histopathology

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01368744
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 8, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 8, 2011
Information provided by:
Sysmex America, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The study will determine the sensitivity, specificity, negative predictive value and positive predictive value of the OSNA Breast Cancer System by comparing its performance to an extensive intraoperative frozen section protocol for Sentinel Lymph Nodes removed during standard Sentinel Lymph Node biopsy procedures from breast cancer subjects.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Breast Neoplasms Breast Diseases Device: OSNA Breast Cancer System

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 150 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Intraoperative Examination of Sentinel Lymph Nodes: Comparison of the OSNA Breast Cancer System to Extensive Frozen Section Histopathology
Study Start Date : March 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2011

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
OSNA Breast Cancer System Device: OSNA Breast Cancer System

For in vitro diagnostic use only.

The OSNA Breast Cancer System is an automated semi-quantitative, in vitro diagnostic test for the rapid detection of greater than (>) 0.2 mm metastases in nodal tissue removed from sentinel lymph node biopsies of breast cancer patients. Results from the assay can be used to guide the intra-operative or post-operative decision to remove additional lymph nodes and to aid in patient staging. An assay positive + or ++ result indicates the presence of metastasis (> 0.2 mm). An assay positive ++ result predicts the presence of macrometastasis (> 2 mm).

Groups: OSNA Breast Cancer System

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prospectively assess the concordance and performance of the OSNA Breast Cancer System with an extensive intraoperative frozen section protocol for SLNs removed using standard SLN biopsy procedures from breast cancer subjects. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Samples of the tissue homogenate will be retained and may be used for for further testing.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with a previous diagnosis of breast cancer scheduled for sentinel lymph node dissection.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female;
  • 18 years of age or older;
  • Diagnosed pre-surgically with T1 or T2 breast cancer without clinical evidence of axillary lymph node involvement and scheduled for surgery including sentinel lymph node dissection;
  • Subjects (or the subjects' legal representatives) who have read, understood to the best of their ability and signed the informed consent form.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects diagnosed pre-surgically with large or locally advanced (T3 & T4) breast cancer;
  • Pregnant subjects, confirmed by interview with either subject or treating physician;
  • Subjects diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer;
  • Subjects diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) when breast conservation is to be done;
  • Subjects with clinically suspicious, palpable axillary lymph nodes;
  • Subjects previously treated for or previously diagnosed with another type of invasive cancer. Subjects with skin cancer (basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma) may be included, except for subjects diagnosed with melanoma; Subjects with non-invasive carcinoma of the Cervix may also be included in this study.
  • Subjects who have received pre-operative systemic therapy;
  • Subjects who are incapable of providing written informed consent;
  • Subjects who have been judged to be an inappropriate candidate by any medical care provider (e.g., surgeon, oncologist or pathologist).
  • Subjects participating in other clinical studies where the SLN evaluation will be negatively impacted by this study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01368744

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University of Milan School of Medicine
Milan, Italy, 435 - 20141
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sysmex America, Inc.

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Responsible Party: Carrie Pineda, Sysmex America, Inc Identifier: NCT01368744    
Other Study ID Numbers: OSNA-BC-002
First Posted: June 8, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 8, 2011
Last Verified: June 2011
Keywords provided by Sysmex America, Inc.:
Breast Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Breast Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Neoplasms by Site
Skin Diseases