Last updated on August 2020

Melanoma Molecular Profiling Analysis


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: melanoma | skin cancer
  • Age: Between 12 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary melanoma with the following Breslow thickness and stage
  • 2 mm with ulceration, T3b
  • 4 mm without (T4a) or with (T4b) ulceration
  • Patients with a biopsied tumor that has not been widely resected will also be eligible for study according to the above-specified criteria for tumor thickness and stage.
  • Age 12 years or older.
  • Patients must have documented hemoglobin level of 10g/dL or higher. This can be drawn on the day of consent, or be documented from a previous visit within the past 30 days
  • Subjects must have provided written, informed consent prior to any study procedures: collection of blood and LN tissue specimens for this protocol.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Serious illnesses that may be considered a contraindication to surgery as determined by the physician investigator. If a subject is cleared for surgery as clinically indicated (wide excision of the primary melanoma and sentinel lymph node biopsy), subject would be eligible.
  • Any significant psychiatric disease, medical intervention, or other condition, which in the opinion of the Principal Investigator or Co-Investigators, could prevent adequate informed consent or compromise participation in the clinical trial.
  • Active infection or antibiotics within one-week prior to study
  • Systemic steroid or other immunosuppressive therapy administered for more than 10 days within 4 weeks of enrollment.

Recruitment Status: Closed


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