Novel Prognostic Markers in Renal Cancer
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Conditions: official terms
Carcinoma, Renal Cell - Kidney Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
Biomarkers, Prognosis response to treatment, Renal cancer
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective
Overall Status
The purpose of this project is to analyze tumour tissue from a group of subjects with renal cell carcinoma, who have been treated at the Royal Marsden Hospital.
Detailed Description
Renal cancers have different clinical outcomes. The principal research objective is to study tumour tissue from renal cancer patients and try and understand why some cancers progress more rapidly than others. Further, another key aim of this study is to try and understand why some patients respond to treatment and others do not.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: N/A
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- The presence of histologically proven renal cell cancer

- The availability of paraffin embedded tissue

- Informed consent needed for tissue taken after January 2006 (date of enforcement of human tissue act)

Exclusion Criteria:

- Absence of histological tissue

- Absence of consent to study tissue after January 2006
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton, Surrey, United Kingdom
Status: Recruiting
Start Date
December 2008
Completion Date
March 2011
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
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