Evaluation for NCI Surgery Branch Clinical Research Protocols

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • participants needed
    6000
  • sponsor
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Updated on 17 September 2021
cancer
white blood cell count

Summary

Background

The National Cancer Institute Surgery Branch (NCI-SB) has developed experimental therapies that involve taking white blood cells from patients' tumor or from their blood, growing them in the laboratory in large numbers, and then giving the cells back to the patient.

Objective

This study will allow patients to under screening and evaluation for participation in NC-SB Protocols.

Eligibility

Patients 18 years or older must meet the minimum eligibility criteria for an NCI-SB treatment protocol.

Design

Patients will undergo testing and evaluations as required by the appropriate NCI-SB treatment protocol.

Description

Background

Potential research candidates undergo thorough screening including laboratory tests, scans, x-rays, and review of pathology slides to determine initial eligibility for National Cancer Institute Surgery Branch (NCI-SB) research protocols.

Objectives

Permit evaluation of patients referred to the NCI-SB in order to identify individuals who will be suitable candidates for NCI-SB clinical research protocols.

To assess frequency of HLA type, gene specific mutations or expression of neo antigens in malignant tumors across the population of cancer patients undergoing screening for NCI-SB protocols.

Collect results of screening tests for use on subsequent research protocol as baseline (e.g., pretreatment) values.

Eligibility

Age >= 18 years and <= 70 years.

Patient suspected of having, or with biopsy proven, malignant disease.

Patient is able to understand and willing to sign a written informed consent document.

Patient is being evaluated for treatment on an NCI-SB protocols..

Design

Patients enrolled on this protocol will be evaluated by NCI-SB physicians to determine the individual's suitability for participation in a clinical research protocol. An accrual ceiling of 6000 patients has been set to meet the screening needs of the NCI-SB.

Details
Condition Pulmonary Disease, urinary tract neoplasm, Colorectal Cancer, Rectal disorder, bladder cancer, bladder disorder, melanoma, Lung Neoplasm, skin cancer, Bronchial Neoplasm, Metastatic Melanoma, Colon Cancer Screening, Rectal Disorders, Colon cancer; rectal cancer, Synovial Cell Cancer, Urothelial Cancer, Lung Cancer, Malignant Melanoma, Lung Disease, Bladder Disorders, Bladder Carcinoma, Urologic Cancer, colorectal neoplasm, carcinoma of the bladder, colorectal cancers, cancer, colorectal, colorectal tumor, tumors, colorectal, bladder tumor, carcinoma lung, lung carcinoma
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT00001823
SponsorNational Cancer Institute (NCI)
Last Modified on17 September 2021

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

Age >= 18 years and <= 70 years
Patient suspected of having, or with biopsy proven, malignant disease
Patient is able to understand and willing to sign a written informed consent
document
Patient is being evaluated for treatment on an NCI-SB protocols

Exclusion Criteria

Women of child-bearing potential who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
because of the potentially dangerous effects of some of the screening
procedures (e.g., nuclear medicine or other imaging scans) on the fetus
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