Last updated on December 2012

Collecting Tissue Samples From Patients With Leukemia or Other Blood Disorders Planning to Enroll in an ECOG Leukemia Treatment Clinical Trial


Brief description of study

RATIONALE: Collecting and storing samples of blood and bone marrow from patients with cancer to study in the laboratory may help doctors learn more about diagnosing cancer and determine a patient's eligibility for a treatment clinical trial. It may also help the study of cancer in the future. PURPOSE: This laboratory study is collecting tissue samples from patients with leukemia or other blood disorders who are planning to enroll in an ECOG leukemia treatment clinical trial.

Detailed Study Description

OBJECTIVES: - To provide a mechanism for sample collection and submission for diagnostic review to determine eligibility of patients with suspected leukemia or related hematologic disorders for enrollment on ECOG leukemia clinical trials. - To obtain baseline samples for correlative studies outlined in parent clinical trials. OUTLINE: This is a cohort, multicenter study. Patients submit bone marrow and/or blood samples. The samples are studied to determine patients' eligibility for ECOG leukemia treatment clinical trials. Samples may be stored for future correlative studies related to ECOG treatment clinical trials.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00897767

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Rex B. Mowat

Community Cancer Center
Elyria, OH United States
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Rex B. Mowat

Hematology Oncology Center
Elyria, OH United States
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Recruitment Status: Open


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