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The purpose of this Children's Oncology Group study is to collect tumor tissue samples for analysis, which will help researchers learn more about renal tumors, helping doctors to improve upon treatments and better prescribe them.
Eligible candidates include patients of all ages who have been diagnosed with a kidney tumor, a tumor outside the kidney called a malignant rhabdoid tumor or an extra-renal Wilms tumor.
Boys: All ages
Girls: All ages
With permission, a portion of the blood, urine and tumor tissue samples collected as part of normal clinical care for the condition will be put into the study for analysis. Copies of results of each participant’s imaging studies (ultrasound, MRI, CT, etc.) will also be provided to the study’s central review center for assessment.
Visits: None beyond normal clinical care
Duration: Not applicable
Children’s Oncology Group (Study AREN03B2)
National Cancer Institute
Children’s Oncology Group CureSearch
Cancer and Blood Disorder Research
A. Kim Ritchey, MD
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A. Kim Ritchey, MD
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