Biomarkers in Patients with Respiratory Tract Dysplasia or Lung Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, or Aerodigestive Tract Cancer and in Normal Volunteers

December 23, 2009

This clinical trial is analyzing biomarkers in patients with respiratory tract dysplasia or lung cancer, head and neck cancer, or aerodigestive tract cancer and in normal volunteers.

Study Type: Observational

Age/Sex Requirement: None

Sponsor: University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center

Clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT00900419

Purpose: To evaluate biomarkers in patients with respiratory tract dysplasia or lung cancer, head and neck cancer, or aerodigestive tract cancer and in normal volunteers. The primary outcome measure is genetic mutations or altered growth factor expression. The secondary outcome measure is the establishment of a tissue repository of normal and dysplastic respiratory epithelium.

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