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D9902: A COG Soft Tissue Sarcoma Diagnosis, Biology and Banking Protocol
||Collecting and Storing Tissue, Blood, and Bone Marrow Samples From Patients With Rhabdomyosarcoma or Other Soft Tissue Sarcoma
||Michael J. Kelly, MD, MPH
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.
- Diagnosis of Sarcoma, including: Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), Non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcoma (NRSTS), undifferentiated soft tissue sarcoma, or soft tissue sarcoma NOS
- Malignant rhabdoid tumor, Ewing sarcoma/PNET, or osteogenic sarcoma of bone
No extra visits or procedures will occur. Specimens collected during your normal standard of care will be sent to the Children’s Oncology Group.