Review of Molecular Profiling-Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (Rt-Pcr) in Unknown Primary Cancer
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This will be a retrospective review of 30 patients with unknown primary cancer who have had commercially available RT-PCR assays performed on biopsied tumors, in order to determine if the assay results are consistent with clinical features and useful for planning initial therapy or changing therapy.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Approximately 30 patients at Tennessee Oncology with unknown primary cancer have had commercially available RT-PCR assays done on their tissue biopsy since the assay became available in 2007. These patients are the subjects of this review.
Patients with RT-PCR testing completed since commercialization of the RT-PCR assay in 2007.