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Blood and Tissue Sample Collection for Future Colon Cancer Biomarker Studies in Patients Undergoing Colonoscopy

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2008 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
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National Cancer Institute (NCI) Identifier:
First received: May 9, 2009
Last updated: August 11, 2009
Last verified: October 2008

RATIONALE: Collecting and storing samples of blood and tissue from patients undergoing colonoscopy to study in the laboratory may help doctors learn more about colon cancer and identify biomarkers related to colon cancer in the future.

PURPOSE: This laboratory study is collecting blood and tissue samples for future colon cancer biomarker studies in patients undergoing colonoscopy.

Condition Intervention
Colorectal Cancer
Health Status Unknown
Other: biologic sample preservation procedure
Procedure: diagnostic colonoscopy

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Discovery of Candidate Biomarkers in Colon Cancer and Precancers Repository

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Further study details as provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Collection of blood and tissue

Estimated Enrollment: 3000
Study Start Date: February 2007
Detailed Description:


  • Collect blood and tissue samples (including polyps, abnormal growths, cancer, and normal tissue) from patients undergoing colonoscopy.

OUTLINE: Patients undergo blood and tissue sample collection during colonoscopy. Samples are stored for future biomarker proteomic profiling.


Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes


  • Scheduled for colonoscopy as routine screening or for a specific problem


  • Not pregnant


  • No concurrent participation in a clinical trial to treat cancer or prevent cancer recurrence
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00897403

United States, Tennessee
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center - Cool Springs Recruiting
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37064
Contact: Daniel Liebler    615-936-7057      
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center at Franklin Recruiting
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37064
Contact: Daniel Liebler    615-936-7057      
Dan Rudy Cancer Center at Saint Thomas Hospital Recruiting
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37205
Contact: Contact Person    615-222-2166      
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Recruiting
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232-6838
Contact: Clinical Trials Office - Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center    800-811-8480      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: Daniel C. Liebler, PhD Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00897403     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000546530  VU-VICC-GI-0661  VU-VICC-IRB-061096 
Study First Received: May 9, 2009
Last Updated: August 11, 2009

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
colon cancer
health status unknown

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Colonic Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
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