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Trial 3C-13-2

A Pilot Study of Monitoring Metastatic Colorectal Cancers with Liquid Biopsies.

Type: Other
Phase: Pilot
Status: Open to Accrual
Randomized: No
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Trial Leaders/Researchers:  Afsaneh Barzi, M.D.
Other Trial Staff:  Ramona Lujan, R.N., Jiayi Jiang, D.M., Raluca Agafitei, Coordinator, Kristy Sartor Massopust, Coordinator, Noureddine Miloud, D.M.

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You may participate in this study if:
1Histologically confirmed metastatic or unresectable colorectal cancer with known Kras status who will undergo first-line therapy. Knowledge of other mutations is optional. Participating investigator will select treatment, however, patients with Kras wild type must receive anti-EGFR therapy to be eligible for this study.
2At least 18 years of age
3Willing to follow study instructions for collection of specimens
4Willing to undergo biopsy at the time of progression
5Available archival tissue
6Signed informed consent

You may not participate in this study if:
1Prior history of treatment for colon cancer

For further information on a study, please contact the Clinical Investigation Support Office at (323) 865-0451, or

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