Endocrine Tumor Tissue Bank, Database, and Research

Protocol: 
AAAD4780

Endocrine Tumor Tissue Bank, Database, and Research Columbia University Medical Center

Prospective and retrospective data collection. This protocol establishes a registry and a tissue bank, but does not dictate treatment or intervention. The objective of this investigation is to develop a comprehensive endocrine tumor tissue bank linked to a patient-level clinical history database, and to perform research on these tissues and data in order to determine factors that influence tumor growth, metastatic propensity, and prognosis of patients with endocrine tumors (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and paraganglioma).

Are you Eligible? (Inclusion Criteria)

Inclusion criteria for retrospective data collection

Patients will be eligible for study enrollment if the following criteria are met:

  • Age 18 or older
  • Previous surgical removal of endocrine tumor at Columbia University Medical Center 
  • Ability to provide consent

Exclusion criteria for retrospective data collection

Patients will not be eligible for study enrollment if the following conditions exist:

  • Age less than 18 years
  • No previous surgery to remove an en endocrine tumor at Columbia University Medical Center

Inclusion criteria for prospective enrollment with tissue sample and data collection 

Patients will be eligible for study enrollment if the following criteria are met:

  • Age 18 or older
  • Candidate for surgery to remove an endocrine tumor
  • Ability to provide informed consent
  • Able to participate in study-related procedures

Exclusion criteria for prospective enrollment with tissue sample and data collection

Patients will be eligible for study enrollment if the following criteria are met: 

  • Age less than 18 years
  • Surgery to remove an endocrine tumor is not indicated

Specialty Area(s)

Trial Location

Columbia University Medical Center
Milstein Floors 3 and 4, HIP 8th Floor, P&S 17 Floor
New York, NY 10032
United States