NSABP Patient Registry and Biospecimen Profiling Repository (MPR-1)
This is a study to collect and analyze tissue specimens from metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients for the development of a molecularly profiled tissue repository for the primary purpose of maintaining a patient registry for future clinical trials based on the molecular profile of the tumors. The main purpose of testing these tissue specimens is to identify genetic alterations or biomarkers associated with colorectal cancer such that if new agent(s) become available, particularly those that target these genetic alterations/biomarkers, participants may be offered the opportunity to take part in a National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) treatment protocol.
Keywordsmetastatic colorectal cancer, tumors, genetic alterations, biomarkers, NSABP
Principal InvestigatorThomas J George, M.D.
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