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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Biomarker Study to Determine Frequency of DNA-repair Defects in Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer (Janssen 64091742PCR0002)


General Information

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Background Information

The purpose of this study is to see how often men with metastatic prostate cancer have DNA-repair defects. The other main purpose of the study is to let participants and their doctors know the results of your tests. This study will take approximately 1 day with a possible follow up visit up to 30 days after your initial visit, if applicable. This study will include a one time a saliva sample, a blood sample or a previously collected tumor tissue sample.

Offered At

Inova Schar Cancer Institute
8081 Innovation Park Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22031

A department of Inova Fairfax Hospital

Eligibility Information

  • Male over the age of 18 years
  • Diagnosis of metastatic (Stage IV) PC, confirmed by either biopsy of a metastatic tumor site or history of localized disease supported by metastatic disease on imaging studies (ie, clearly noted in hospital/clinical records)
  • Willing to provide a saliva or blood sample for genomic analysis
  • Additional eligibility in protocol

Ineligibility Information

  • Any condition for which, in the opinion of the investigator, participation would not be in the best interest of the subject (eg, compromise the well-being) or that could prevent, limit, or confound the protocol-specified assessments
  • Additional ineligibility in protocol

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