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Collection of Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma and Blood Specimens for Research

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00340353
First Posted: June 21, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 2, 2017
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Information provided by:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
  Purpose

Background:

Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare tumor.

ASPS is resistant to chemotherapy and radiation.

ASPS is characterized by slow growth.

Currently no in vitro or in vivo models of ASPS exist for use in experimental therapeutic studies or biological investigations.

Primary Objectives:

Acquisition of blood and tissue from patients with ASPS.

Acquisition of blood from healthy controls for comparison with blood from patients with ASPS. These control samples will be obtained from study NCI at Frederick Protocol OH99-C-N046.

Eligibility:

Subjects of any age with a diagnosis of primary or metastatic alveolar soft part sarcoma who are undergoing medically indicated surgery for their disease.

Design:

Patients with Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma (ASPS) will be eligible for this study. Biopsy tissue will be obtained as an additional sample at the time of a medically indicated procedure. Blood sample may be collected at initial visit and follow-up visits. Specific risks will be described in a separate consent to be obtained at the time of the biopsy. Tumor samples and blood samples will be processed and/or stored for use in research efforts in the laboratory of Dr. David Vistica, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD. Additionally, blood samples will be obtained from healthy volunteers for comparison to patients with ASPS. These control samples will be obtained from the National Cancer Institute at Frederick Protocol OH99-C-N046.


Condition
Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma Sarcoma

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Procurement of Blood and Tissue From Patients With Primary and Metastatic Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma and Blood From Healthy Controls for In Vitro and In Vivo Model Development

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):

Estimated Enrollment: 99999
Study Start Date: April 7, 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 12, 2012
Detailed Description:

Background:

Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare tumor.

ASPS is resistant to chemotherapy and radiation.

ASPS is characterized by slow growth.

Currently no in vitro or in vivo models of ASPS exist for use in experimental therapeutic studies or biological investigations were generated under this protocol.

Additional models are needed to represent the heterogeneity of this disease.

Primary Objectives:

Acquisition of blood and tissue from patients with ASPS.

Acquisition of blood from healthy controls for comparison with blood from patients with ASPS. These control samples will be obtained from study NCI at Frederick Protocol OH99-C-N046.

Eligibility:

Subjects of any age with a diagnosis of primary or metastatic alveolar soft part sarcoma who are undergoing medically indicated surgery for their disease.

Design:

Patients with Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma (ASPS) will be eligible for this study. Biopsy tissue will be obtained as an additional sample at the time of a medically indicated procedure. Blood sample may be collected at initial visit and follow-up visits. Specific risks will be described in a separate consent to be obtained at the time of the biopsy. Tumor samples and blood samples will be processed and/or stored for use in research efforts in the laboratory of Dr. Robert Shoemaker, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD. Additionally, blood samples will be obtained from healthy volunteers for comparison to patients with ASPS. These control samples will be obtained from the National Cancer Institute at Frederick Protocol OH99-C-N046.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   4 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Subjects of any age with a diagnosis of primary or metastatic alveolar soft part sarcoma who are undergoing medically indicated surgery for their disease.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00340353


Locations
United States, Maryland
National Cancer Institute (NCI), 9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michael Dean, Ph.D. National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00340353     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 999905138
05-C-N138
First Submitted: June 19, 2006
First Posted: June 21, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 2, 2017
Last Verified: April 12, 2012

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
Gene Expression
Drug Sensitivity
TFE3
ASPL-TFE3
NOD-SCID Mice
Sarcoma
Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma
ASPS

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sarcoma
Sarcoma, Alveolar Soft Part
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Muscle Tissue