Evaluation for NCI Surgery Branch Clinical Studies
Conditions
Synovial Cell Cancer - Melanoma - Colorectal Cancer - Lung Cancer - Bladder Cancer
Conditions: Keywords
Cancer, Gene Therapy, Immunotherapy, Melanoma, Clinical Trial
Study Type
Observational
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
Background:

The NCI Surgery Branch 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 NCI Surgery Branch Protocols

Eligibility:

Patients must meet the minimum eligibility criteria for an NCI surgery Branch Treatment Protocol

Design

Patients will undergo testing and evaluations as required by the appropriate NCI Surgery Branch Treatment protocol
Detailed Description
Background:

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

Objectives:

To permit evaluation of patients referred to the NCI Surgery Branch in order to identify individuals who will be suitable candidates for Surgery Branch clinical research protocols.

Eligibility:

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

Patient, parent or guardian (if a minor), is able to provide informed consent.

Design:

Patients enrolled on this protocol will be evaluated by NCI Surgery Branch 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 Surgery Branch.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 80 Years
Minimum Age: 16 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: - INCLUSION CRITERIA:

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

Patient, parent or guardian (if a minor), is able to provide informed consent.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

None
Location
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact NCI/Surgery Branch Recruitment Center - 866-820-4505 - ncisbirc@mail.nih.gov
Start Date
June 1999
Sponsors
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Source
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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