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Clinical Trial COGACNS02B3


ACNS02B3 - A Children's Oncology Group Protocol for Collecting and Banking Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Specimens

Principal Investigator(s)

Adam Esbenshade


  • Protocol No. COGACNS02B3
  • Open Date: 02/04/2013
  • Staging: N/A
  • Age Group: Both Child and Adult
  • Scope: National
  • Objective: 1.1 - To accomplish the collection of brain tumor tissue and an accompanying blood sample as biological specimens from patients treated at Children?s Oncology Group (COG) institutions. 1.2 - To provide a repository for long-term storage of pediatric brain tumor biological specimens. 1.3 - To make these specimens available to qualified researchers to understand the biology of pediatric brain tumors.
  • Disease Sites: Pediatric Solid Tumors
  • Therapies: None Specified
  • Drugs: None Specified
  • Participating Institutions: Vanderbilt University
  • National Clinical Trial ID: NCT00919750
  • Secondary Protocol No: ACNS02B3


None Provided.


Ages Eligible for Study:N/A to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:No


Inclusion Criteria:
• Diagnosis of brain tumor
• Previously treated at a Children's Oncology Group (COG) institution
• Patients are eligible at time of diagnosis, second-look surgery, recurrence, or development of a second malignant neoplasm
• Must have brain tumor biological specimens derived from primary tumors of the CNS available for submission