UI Hospitals and Clinics

Clinical Trial Details

Short Title
Neuroblastoma Biology Studies
Official Title

Neuroblastoma Biology Studies


Participants in this study are newly diagnosed with neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroblastoma, or ganglioneuroma.  The purpose of this research study is: 1) to analyze the biologic markers needed to choose therapy for participants' diseases. These include Shimada classification, and MYCN testing. 2) to study other tumor genetics and save slides for future research studies. This may lead to better understanding of the disease. 3) to collect and store tissues samples in a national neuroblastoma tissue bank for future studies.

Start Date
August 12, 2001
End Date
August 12, 2016
Gender Preference
Age Group
0 - 18 years
Principal Investigator
Ayman El-Sheikh, MD
Contact Info

Victoria Scaccia, 319-356-7875

Department or Field of Study
ANBL00B1 ; cancer ; el-sheikh ; ganglioneuroblastoma ; ganglioneuroma ; IRB#200105101 ; neuroblastoma ; pediatric ;

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