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D9902: A COG Soft Tissue Sarcoma Diagnosis, Biology and Banking Protocol

Title Collecting and Storing Tissue, Blood, and Bone Marrow Samples From Patients With Rhabdomyosarcoma or Other Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Therapeutic Area Sarcoma (Floating)
Principal Investigator Michael J. Kelly, MD, MPH
Min Age 0 Years
Max Age 49 Years
Gender both
Contact Jennifer Truong
More Information


As part of regular treatment for sarcoma, doctors remove some tumor tissue, draw some blood, and may take some bone marrow samples. Using these specimens, doctors can learn more about the type of sarcoma that a participant. The results of these tests are used to plan the participant’s care.

Study Details

Inclusion Criteria

  • Diagnosis of Sarcoma, including: Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), Non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcoma (NRSTS), undifferentiated soft tissue sarcoma, or soft tissue sarcoma NOS

Exclusion Criteria

  • Malignant rhabdoid tumor, Ewing sarcoma/PNET, or osteogenic sarcoma of bone

Study Requirements

No extra visits or procedures will occur. Specimens collected during your normal standard of care will be sent to the Children’s Oncology Group.