Collecting Tissue Samples for Future Research From Women Undergoing Surgery for Breast Cancer

  • Observational
  • Not Recruiting
  • NCT00898131
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Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Breast Cancer: Tissue and Specimen Collection

RATIONALE: Collecting and storing samples of tumor tissue from patients with breast cancer to study in the laboratory may help doctors learn more about cancer. PURPOSE: This phase I study is collecting tissue samples for future research from women undergoing surgery for breast cancer.

OBJECTIVES:

     Primary

        - Collect breast tissue for future research from women undergoing surgery for breast cancer.

     Secondary

        - Create microarrays by tumor type for internal use by Specialized Program of Research Excellence.

     OUTLINE: Tumor tissue is collected and analyzed to create microarrays by tumor type for future research studies.

     PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 1,250 patients will be accrued for this study.

Gender
Female

Age Group
Any

Accepting Healthy Volunteers?
No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

         - Undergoing surgery for breast cancer

At a Glance

National Government IDNCT00898131

IRB#16352A

Lead SponsorNorthwestern University

Lead PhysicianOlufunmilayo Olopade

Collaborator(s)N/A

EligibilityFemale
Not Recruiting