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Active Clinical Studies

Genetic Epidemiology Branch

In addition to the active clinical studies of specific malignancies (below), investigators in GEB also maintain a protocol to accept patients with Other Familial Cancers or Conditions Associated with the Development of Tumors. This allows our experts to adapt to emerging concerns in the arena of genetic epidemiology of cancer.

  • Chordoma Study

    A study of familial and non-familial chordoma, a rare bone cancer

  • Familial Blood and Lymph Node Cancers Study

    A study of a group of familial blood and lymph node cancers (also called "lymphoproliferative disorders"), including: chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Waldenström's macroglobulinemia, and multiple myeloma

  • Familial Melanoma Studies

    A search for new genes associated with melanoma susceptibility in melanoma-prone families