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Lay Description

The purpose of this study is to collect and store samples of blood and tumor tissue from patients with osteosarcoma. Collecting and storing samples of tumor tissue and blood from patients to test in the laboratory may help the study of cancer in the future.

Category

  • Child Health
  • Muscle, Bone and Cartilage
IRB Number
20090245HU
NCT Number
NCT00899275
Open to Enrollment
Yes

Eligibility

Eligible Ages
Eligible Genders
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
No

Inclusion Criteria

  • All osteosarcoma patients seen at COG institutions are eligible, including the following:

    • Newly diagnosed patients
    • Patients with recurrent disease who were not enrolled at the time of diagnosis
  • The following specimens from the initial biopsy (and/or definitive surgery if an up-front resection is performed) are required:

    • Paraffin embedded block OR 30 unstained slides
    • Pretreatment blood consisting of 5 mL serum, 10 mL plasma, and 10 mL heparinized whole blood
    • Fresh and frozen tumor specimens
  • Patients are not required to enter a therapeutic study to enroll on this study

Exclusion Criteria

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Study Design

Arm Groups

Study Contact


Regulatory Point of Contact
Virginia Diaz
(210) 562-9149
diazvr@uthscsa.edu

Principal Investigator
Anne-Marie Langevin