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A Children's Oncology Group Protocol for Collecting and Banking Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Specimens


N/A
N/A
18 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors

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Trial Information

A Children's Oncology Group Protocol for Collecting and Banking Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Specimens


OBJECTIVES:

- Collect brain tumor tissue and an accompanying blood sample from pediatric patients
with brain tumors treated at Children's Oncology Group institutions.

- Provide a repository for long-term storage of specimens from these patients.

- Make these specimens available to qualified researchers to understand the biology of
pediatric brain tumors.

OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study

Brain tumor tissue and blood specimens are collected from patients and banked for future
study.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: An unlimited number of specimens will be collected.

Inclusion Criteria


DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

- Diagnosis of brain tumor

- Previously treated at a Children's Oncology Group (COG) institution

- Patients are eligible at time of diagnosis, second-look surgery, recurrence, or
development of a second malignant neoplasm

- Must have brain tumor biological specimens derived from primary tumors of the CNS
available for submission

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

- Not specified

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

- Not specified

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

N/A

Outcome Measure:

Collection of brain tumor tissue and an accompanying blood sample from pediatric patients with brain tumors treated at Children's Oncology Group institutions

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Scott Pomeroy, MD

Investigator Role:

Study Chair

Investigator Affiliation:

Children's Hospital Boston

Authority:

Unspecified

Study ID:

CDR0000352347

NCT ID:

NCT00919750

Start Date:

March 2005

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors
  • childhood grade I meningioma
  • childhood grade II meningioma
  • childhood grade III meningioma
  • recurrent childhood cerebellar astrocytoma
  • recurrent childhood cerebral astrocytoma
  • recurrent childhood ependymoma
  • recurrent childhood medulloblastoma
  • recurrent childhood supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumor
  • recurrent childhood visual pathway and hypothalamic glioma
  • recurrent childhood visual pathway glioma
  • childhood central nervous system germ cell tumor
  • newly diagnosed childhood ependymoma
  • childhood choroid plexus tumor
  • childhood craniopharyngioma
  • childhood infratentorial ependymoma
  • childhood oligodendroglioma
  • childhood supratentorial ependymoma
  • childhood high-grade cerebral astrocytoma
  • childhood low-grade cerebral astrocytoma
  • childhood atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Nervous System Neoplasms
  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms

Name

Location

National Naval Medical CenterBethesda, Maryland  20889
Roswell Park Cancer InstituteBuffalo, New York  14263
Mayo Clinic Cancer CenterRochester, Minnesota  55905
University of Chicago Cancer Research CenterChicago, Illinois  60637
Hurley Medical CenterFlint, Michigan  48503
Medical City Dallas HospitalDallas, Texas  75230
University of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioSan Antonio, Texas  78284-7811
Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical CenterDenver, Colorado  80218
Van Elslander Cancer Center at St. John Hospital and Medical CenterGrosse Pointe Woods, Michigan  48236
Bronson Methodist HospitalKalamazoo, Michigan  49007
CCOP - MeritCare HospitalFargo, North Dakota  58122
Natalie Warren Bryant Cancer Center at St. Francis HospitalTulsa, Oklahoma  74136
Sanford Cancer Center at Sanford USD Medical CenterSioux Falls, South Dakota  57117-5039
Avera Cancer InstituteSioux Falls, South Dakota  57105
University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer CenterMadison, Wisconsin  53792-6164
Marshfield Clinic - Marshfield CenterMarshfield, Wisconsin  54449
Newark Beth Israel Medical CenterNewark, New Jersey  07112
New York Medical CollegeValhalla, New York  10595
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of IowaIowa City, Iowa  52242-1002
Ellis Fischel Cancer Center at University of Missouri - ColumbiaColumbia, Missouri  65203
Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical CenterLebanon, New Hampshire  03756-0002
CCOP - Scott and White HospitalTemple, Texas  76508
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns HopkinsBaltimore, Maryland  21231-2410
Cancer Research Center of HawaiiHonolulu, Hawaii  96813
Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer CenterCleveland, Ohio  44195
Children's Hospital of Orange CountyOrange, California  92668
Children's Mercy HospitalKansas City, Missouri  64108
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical CenterPaterson, New Jersey  07503
Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center - SeattleSeattle, Washington  98105
University of California Davis Cancer CenterSacramento, California  95817
Nemours Children's ClinicJacksonville, Florida  32207
Miami Children's HospitalMiami, Florida  33155-4069
All Children's HospitalSt. Petersburg, Florida  33701
Saint Jude Midwest AffiliatePeoria, Illinois  61637
Children's Hospital of New OrleansNew Orleans, Louisiana  70118
Cardinal Glennon Children's HospitalSaint Louis, Missouri  63104
St. Christopher's Hospital for ChildrenPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania  19134-1095
Driscoll Children's HospitalCorpus Christi, Texas  78466
Cook Children's Medical Center - Fort WorthFort Worth, Texas  76104
Inova Fairfax HospitalFalls Church, Virginia  22042-3300
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer CenterDuarte, California  91010
Fletcher Allen Health Care - University Health Center CampusBurlington, Vermont  05401
Phoenix Children's HospitalPhoenix, Arizona  85016-7710
Southern California Permanente Medical GroupDowney, California  90242
Children's Hospital Central CaliforniaMadera, California  93638-8762
Kosair Children's HospitalLouisville, Kentucky  40202-3830
Brooklyn Hospital CenterBrooklyn, New York  11201
Palmetto Health South Carolina Cancer CenterColumbia, South Carolina  29203
East Tennessee Children's HospitalKnoxville, Tennessee  37901
Covenant Children's HospitalLubbock, Texas  79410
Children's Hospital of the King's DaughtersNorfolk, Virginia  23507
Midwest Children's Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of WisconsinMilwaukee, Wisconsin  53226
Arkansas Cancer Research Center at University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle Rock, Arkansas  72205
Blumenthal Cancer Center at Carolinas Medical CenterCharlotte, North Carolina  28232-2861
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Memorial HospitalMorristown, New Jersey  07962
SUNY Downstate Medical CenterBrooklyn, New York  11203
Loma Linda University Cancer Institute at Loma Linda University Medical CenterLoma Linda, California  92354
Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center at Miller Children's HospitalLong Beach, California  90801
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - OaklandSacramento, California  95825
Lee Cancer Care of Lee Memorial Health SystemFort Myers, Florida  33901
Broward General Medical Center Cancer CenterFt. Lauderdale, Florida  33316
Baptist-South Miami Regional Cancer ProgramMiami, Florida  33176
Nemours Children's Clinic - OrlandoOrlando, Florida  32806
Florida Hospital Cancer Institute at Florida Hospital OrlandoOrlando, Florida  32803-1273
St. Joseph's Cancer Institute at St. Joseph's HospitalTampa, Florida  33607
Kaplan Cancer Center at St. Mary's Medical CenterWest Palm Beach, Florida  33407
St. Vincent Indianapolis HospitalIndianapolis, Indiana  46260
Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts - New England Medical CenterBoston, Massachusetts  02111
Breslin Cancer Center at Ingham Regional Medical CenterLansing, Michigan  48910
Hackensack University Medical Center Cancer CenterHackensack, New Jersey  07601
Albert Einstein Cancer Center at Albert Einstein College of MedicineBronx, New York  10461
NYU Cancer Institute at New York University Medical CenterNew York, New York  10016
SUNY Upstate Medical University HospitalSyracuse, New York  13210
Presbyterian Cancer Center at Presbyterian HospitalCharlotte, North Carolina  28233-3549
Wake Forest University Comprehensive Cancer CenterWinston-Salem, North Carolina  27157-1096
Rainbow Babies and Children's HospitalCleveland, Ohio  44106-5000
Rhode Island Hospital Comprehensive Cancer CenterProvidence, Rhode Island  02903
Hollings Cancer Center at Medical University of South CarolinaCharleston, South Carolina  29425
Methodist Children's Hospital of South TexasSan Antonio, Texas  78229-3993
Primary Children's Medical CenterSalt Lake City, Utah  84113-1100
Providence Cancer Center at Sacred Heart Medical CenterSpokane, Washington  99220-2555
Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center at Cabell Huntington HospitalHuntington, West Virginia  25701
St. Vincent Hospital Regional Cancer CenterGreen Bay, Wisconsin  54307-3508
Saint Peter's University HospitalNew Brunswick, New Jersey  08901-1780
Greenebaum Cancer Center at University of Maryland Medical CenterBaltimore, Maryland  21201
Memorial Cancer Institute at Memorial Regional HospitalHollywood, Florida  33021
New York Weill Cornell Cancer Center at Cornell UniversityNew York, New York  10021
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterLos Angeles, California  90048-1865
Childrens Hospital Los AngelesLos Angeles, California  90027
Children's Hospital and Research Center OaklandOakland, California  94609
Rady Children's Hospital - San DiegoSan Diego, California  92123-4282
Alfred I. duPont Hospital for ChildrenWilmington, Delaware  19803
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical CenterWashington, District of Columbia  20007
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at OrlandoOrlando, Florida  32806
AFLAC Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Egleston CampusAtlanta, Georgia  30322
MBCCOP - Medical College of Georgia Cancer CenterAugusta, Georgia  30912-3730
Mountain States Tumor Institute at St. Luke's Regional Medical CenterBoise, Idaho  83712-6297
University of Illinois Cancer CenterChicago, Illinois  60612-7243
Advocate Lutheran General Cancer Care CenterPark Ridge, Illinois  60068-1174
Simmons Cooper Cancer InstituteSpringfield, Illinois  62794-9677
Lucille P. Markey Cancer Center at University of KentuckyLexington, Kentucky  40536-0093
Tulane Cancer Center Office of Clinical ResearchAlexandria, Louisiana  71315-3198
CancerCare of Maine at Eastern Maine Medical CenterBangor, Maine  04401
Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center at Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteBoston, Massachusetts  02115
Masonic Cancer Center at University of MinnesotaMinneapolis, Minnesota  55455
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota - MinneapolisMinneapolis, Minnesota  55404
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota - St. PaulSt. Paul, Minnesota  55102-2392
University of Mississippi Cancer ClinicJackson, Mississippi  39216-4505
Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Saint LouisSt. Louis, Missouri  63110
Children's HospitalOmaha, Nebraska  68114-4113
CCOP - Nevada Cancer Research FoundationLas Vegas, Nevada  89109-2306
St. Barnabas Medical Center Cancer CenterLivingston, New Jersey  07039
Cancer Institute of New Jersey at UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolNew Brunswick, New Jersey  08903
University of New Mexico Cancer CenterAlbuquerque, New Mexico  87131-5636
Albany Medical Center HospitalAlbany, New York  12208-3419
Beth Israel Medical Center - Petrie DivisionNew York, New York  10003-3803
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical CenterNew York, New York  10032
Akron Children's HospitalAkron, Ohio  44308-1062
Nationwide Children's HospitalColumbus, Ohio  43205-2696
Dayton Children's - DaytonDayton, Ohio  45404-1815
Tod Children's HospitalYoungstown, Ohio  44501
Oklahoma University Cancer InstituteOklahoma City, Oklahoma  73104
Geisinger Cancer Institute at Geisinger HealthDanville, Pennsylvania  17822-0001
Penn State Children's HospitalHershey, Pennsylvania  17033-0850
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMCPittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15213
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central TexasAustin, Texas  78723
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center at University of TexasHouston, Texas  77030-4009
Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer CenterRichmond, Virginia  23298-0037
Carilion Medical Center for Children at Roanoke Community HospitalRoanoke, Virginia  24014
Gundersen Lutheran Center for Cancer and BloodLa Crosse, Wisconsin  54601
University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center - MiamiMiami, Florida  33136
Lehigh Valley Hospital - MuhlenbergBethlehem, Pennsylvania  18017
T.C. Thompson Children's HospitalChattanooga, Tennessee  37403
Connecticut Children's Medical CenterHartford, Connecticut  06106
Nemours Children's Clinic - PensacolaPensacola, Florida  32504
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital at Spectrum HealthGrand Rapids, Michigan  49503
Mercy Children's HospitalToledo, Ohio  43608
Legacy Emanuel Children's HospitalPortland, Oregon  97227
BI-LO Charities Children's Cancer CenterGreenville, South Carolina  29605
Children's Hospital of Alabama at University of Alabama at BirminghamBirmingham, Alabama  35233