Analysis of Circulating Tumor Markers in the Blood (ALCINA)

  • End date
    Jan 1, 2025
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Institut Curie
Updated on 1 March 2021
tumor markers


Exploratory study on blood-borne biological markers and their correlation with clinical and pathological characteristics.


Exploratory multi-cohort study including different types of cancer (different organs and/or different histological types).

Each kind of blood-borne biological markers analyses corresponds to a cohort.

Condition Cancer, Cancer/Tumors, Neoplasms, Cancer (Pediatric), Ewing's Family Tumors, Cancer, Cancer/Tumors, Ewing's Family Tumors, Cancer (Pediatric), Neoplasms, primary cancer, primary malignant neoplasm, malignancy, cancers, malignancies, malignant tumor, malignant tumors
Treatment blood sampling, Tumor sampling, Stool sampling
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT02866149
SponsorInstitut Curie
Last Modified on1 March 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Patient with any tumoral disease (proven or suspected), of any type and stage
More than18 years old
Signed informed consent form
Additional inclusion criteria if a tumor sample is needed
\. Tumor considered as accessible by biopsy
\. Normal blood coagulation tests on the last blood analysis
Non-inclusion Criteria
Patient in detention or protected by the law
Patient who cannot comply with the study follow up for geographical, social or psychological reasons
Additional non-inclusion criteria if a tumor sample is needed
\. Anticoagulant or antiaggregant that cannot be interrupted for the biopsy
\. central-nervous system metastases only (unless a diagnostic or curative
surgery is planned before the inclusion in the study)
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