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Clinical Trial VICCBRE03103


Breast Tissue/Body Fluids Repository (SPORE)

Principal Investigator(s)

Bapsi Chak


  • Protocol No. VICCBRE03103
  • Open Date: 01/22/2004
  • Staging: N/A
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Scope: Local
  • Objective:
  • Disease Sites: Breast
  • Therapies: Correlative
  • Drugs: None Specified
  • Participating Institutions: Vanderbilt University
  • National Clinical Trial ID: NCT00899301
  • Secondary Protocol No: VICCBRE03103


None Provided.


Ages Eligible for Study:18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:Accepts Healthy Volunteers


• Any subject > 18 years of age with a breast lesion which is suspected to be cancer or a known breast cancer lesion (primary or metastatic) who agrees to donate tissue/body fluids. Collection of samples can occur:
• At the time of breast biopsy or surgery for benign disease
• At the time of breast biopsy or surgery for suspected breast cancer
• At the time of biopsy or surgery for histologically proven breast cancer at any stage of disease.
• From archival materials
• In a normal volunteer who wishes to donate blood and/or urine to allow for a control population against whom the cancer patient can be compared
• Subjects have to sign informed consent for study of tumor specimens as part of a research project.
• Patients have to give permission for their tumor specimens to be obtained from outside institutions for molecular analyses.
• All subjects participating in this protocol have to be willing to be followed for recurrence, relapse and death from disease.