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|Title||Detection of Genetic Alterations in Head and Neck Tumors.|
|Trial Type||Oncology-Head and Neck|
|Trial Status||Open to Accrual|
|Principal Investigator||Barbara Messing¸ MA¸ CCC-SLP¸ BRS-S|
|Contact Name||Samantha Merritt, CCRC|
|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.|