Patient Biopsy-Derived Organoids for Rectal Cancer - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

The tumor biopsies collected in this study will be used in rectal cancer research to grow organ-like cultures in the laboratory to help us learn more about this type of cancer.

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Rectal Cancer

Who Can Participate in the Study?

-Adults 18 years or older
-Having a proctoscopy
-Planning to have neoadjuvant radiotherapy

Age Group

What is Involved?

If you choose to join this study you will:
-Allow us to take an extra biopsy sample from your tumor during your proctoscopy procedure
-Allow us to review your medical record about your cancer diagnosis, treatment and outcome

Study Details

Full Title
Feasibility of Establishing Patient-Derived Organoids for Rectal Cancer
Principal Investigator
Radiation Oncologist
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00104561
NCT: NCT04371198
Phase Pilot
Enrollment Status
Open for Enrollment
Contact the Duke Recruitment Innovation Center