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Collection of Biospecimen & Clinical Information in Patients w/ Gastrointestinal Cancers

We have an active research program in gastrointestinal cancers including clinical trials, epidemiologic, and translational studies. We would like to establish a biospecimen bank linked to useful clinical information in order to learn more about diagnostic, predictive and prognostic markers for gastrointestinal cancers.


1. To collect and store tumor and normal tissue (previously collected paraffin embedded or frozen specimen) and blood in patients with gastrointestinal (GI) cancers.


1. Collect detailed clinical information via a patient questionnaire that includes demographic, socioeconomic, lifestyle, family, past medical, medication and cancer histories

2. Collect details about the tumor specimen extracted from patient charts.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: GI Cancer Research Gift Fund


  • Procedure: Blood Draw
  • Procedure: Frozen Tumor Specimens




Inclusion Criteria:1. Patients are eligible if they have a histologically proven
gastrointestinal cancer (esophageal, gastroesophageal junction, gastric, small intestine,
appendix, colon, rectum, anus, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, pancreas, neuroendocrine,
and GI stromal tumor).

2. 18 years of age or older

3. Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document.

Exclusion Criteria:None

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Maria Pitsiouni
Not Recruiting