Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Breast Cancer: Tissue and Specimen Collection
- Collect breast tissue for future research from women undergoing surgery for breast
- Create microarrays by tumor type for internal use by Specialized Program of Research
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.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Collect human breast tissues and associated clinical-pathologic data
At time of diagnosis, surgery, and throughout standard care and clinical follow-up.
Piotr Kulesza, MD, PhD
United States: Institutional Review Board
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