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Environmental Pollutants and the Risk of Soft Tissue Sarcoma: A Pilot Study


N/A
18 Years
79 Years
Not Enrolling
Both
Soft Tissue Sarcoma

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Trial Information

Environmental Pollutants and the Risk of Soft Tissue Sarcoma: A Pilot Study


Inclusion Criteria:



- Patients with Soft tissue sarcoma at MSKCC are eligible for this study if they meet
the following criteria:

- Between 18 and 79 years of age

- were diagnosed within the previous 6 months with primary soft tissue sarcoma of one
of the following histologic subtypes: liposarcoma, leiomyoscaroma, MFH, or synovial
sarcoma

- are enrolled in protocol 02-060 ("Novel Biochemical and Molecularr Determinants for
Soft Tissue Sarcoma"; PI, Dr. Samuel Singer)

- controls will be eligibile for this study if they meet the following criteria

- are b/w 18-79 years of age

- have no prior history of cancer (other than non melanoma skin cancer)

Exclusion Criteria:

- Individuals will be excluded if they

- are unable to sign informed consent for medical or other reasons

- do not speak english

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

enrollment of 60 participants

Outcome Time Frame:

Conclusion of the study

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Lawrence Engel, Ph.D.

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

04-088

NCT ID:

NCT00611078

Start Date:

September 2004

Completion Date:

January 2011

Related Keywords:

  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • environment
  • pollutants
  • 04-088
  • Sarcoma

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Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021