Biomarkers in Tumor Tissue Samples From Younger Patients With Rhabdomyosarcoma

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2011 by National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
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National Cancer Institute (NCI) Identifier:
First received: December 16, 2011
Last updated: December 17, 2011
Last verified: December 2011

RATIONALE: Studying samples of tumor tissue from patients with cancer in the laboratory may help doctors learn more about changes that occur in DNA and identify biomarkers related to cancer.

PURPOSE: This research trial studies biomarkers in tumor tissue samples from younger patients with rhabdomyosarcoma.

Condition Intervention
Genetic: gene expression analysis
Genetic: microarray analysis
Other: laboratory biomarker analysis

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: CRKL Expression at the Protein Level in Rhabdomyosarcoma Tumors by Tissue Microarray (TMA)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • CRKL expression at the protein level [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 77
Study Start Date: December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:


  • To demonstrate CRKL expression at the protein level in rhabdomyosarcoma tumors by tissue microarray (TMA).

OUTLINE: Archived tumor tissue samples are analyzed for CRKL expression.


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma and embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma specimens from the Children Oncology Group (COG) tumor microarrays (TMAs)


  • Not specified


  • Not specified
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01496573

Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Oncology Group
Principal Investigator: Lee J. Helman, MD National Cancer Institute (NCI)
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Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Peter C. Adamson, Children's Oncology Group - Group Chair Office Identifier: NCT01496573     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000719965, COG-ARST12B4
Study First Received: December 16, 2011
Last Updated: December 17, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
alveolar childhood rhabdomyosarcoma
embryonal childhood rhabdomyosarcoma
childhood rhabdomyosarcoma

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