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Title   Detection of Genetic Alterations in Head and Neck Tumors.
Study Number   HN0801
Trial Type   Oncology-Head and Neck
Condition   -
Trial Status   Open to Accrual
Principal Investigator   Barbara Messing¸ MA¸ CCC-SLP¸ BRS-S
Contact Name   Samantha Merritt, CCRC
Phone   (443) 849-8542
Description   This research is being done to better understand changes in DNA that identify cells as cancerous or normal. This study involves looking for damage in the DNA (blueprint) of cells that identifies them as either benign or malignant tumor cells.

Those who agree to participate will be asked to consent to a one-time blood draw and will be asked to provide a saliva sample.

If the patient is having a biopsy or surgery, a small piece of the tumor may be removed for the purpose of the study.
Inclusion/Notes   Patients with benign, pre-malignant or malignant tumors of the head and neck.
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