Comparison of Immune Response Following Surgical Management of Renal Tumors

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kenneth Ogan, MD, Emory University Identifier:
First received: February 7, 2006
Last updated: September 23, 2013
Last verified: September 2013

Examine the effects of renal surgery on the immune system.

Kidney Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Comparison of Immune Response Following Surgical Management of Renal Tumors

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Further study details as provided by Emory University:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Blood samples

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: November 2005
Study Completion Date: August 2006
Primary Completion Date: August 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Prospective study examining the effects of different surgical procedures on immune function. This may have bearing on overall cancer specific recurrence and survival.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients undergoing open or laparoscopic surgeries for the treatment of kidney tumors.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Kidney tumor patients scheduled for open or laparoscopic surgery

Exclusion Criteria:


  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00289146

United States, Georgia
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Sponsors and Collaborators
Emory University
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Ogan, MD Emory University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Kenneth Ogan, MD, Associate Professor, Emory University Identifier: NCT00289146     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0021-2005
Study First Received: February 7, 2006
Last Updated: September 23, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Emory University:
kidney cancer, immunology

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Renal Cell
Kidney Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Urologic Neoplasms
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases processed this record on April 14, 2014