Collecting and Storing Samples of Blood and Tumor Tissue From Patients With Osteosarcoma

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT00899275


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.

Official Title

A Children?s Oncology Group Protocol for Collecting and Banking Osteosarcoma Specimens

Stanford Investigator(s)


Inclusion Criteria:

   - All osteosarcoma patients seen at COG institutions are eligible, including the

      - 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


other: Cytology Specimen Collection Procedure

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

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