Collecting Tissue Samples for Future Research From Women Undergoing Surgery for Breast Cancer
Conditions
Breast Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Breast Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
breast cancer
Study Type
Observational
Study Phase
Phase 1
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
RATIONALE: Collecting and storing samples of tumor tissue from patients with breast cancer to study in the laboratory may help doctors learn more about cancer.

PURPOSE: This phase I study is collecting tissue samples for future research from women undergoing surgery for breast cancer.
Detailed Description
OBJECTIVES:

Primary

- Collect breast tissue for future research from women undergoing surgery for breast cancer.

Secondary

- Create microarrays by tumor type for internal use by Specialized Program of Research Excellence.

OUTLINE: Tumor tissue is collected and analyzed to create microarrays by tumor type for future research studies.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 1,250 patients will be accrued for this study.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: N/A
Gender: Female
Criteria: DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

- Undergoing surgery for breast cancer
Location
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Clinical Trials Office - Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer - 312-695-1301 - cancer@northwestern.edu
Start Date
August 2001
Completion Date
January 2020
Sponsors
Northwestern University
Source
Northwestern University
Record processing date
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