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Standard Specimen Reference Set: Pancreatic

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Feng, ZidingFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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G.I. and Other Associated Cancers Research Group

The primary objective of the EDRN Pancreatic Cancer Working Group Proposal is to create a reference set consisting of well-characterized serum/plasma specimens to use as a resource for the development of biomarkers for the early detection of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. The testing of biomarkers on the same sample set permits direct comparison among them; thereby, allowing the development of a biomarker panel that can be evaluated in a future validation study. Additionally, the establishment of an infrastructure with core data elements and standardized operating procedures for specimen collection, processing and storage, will provide the necessary preparatory platform for larger validation studies when the appropriate marker/panel for pancreatic adenocarcinoma has been identified.

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There are currently no biomarkers annotated for this protocol.

No datasets are currently associated with this protocol.


EDRN Founder Honored

Dr. Sudhir Srivastava was honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the American Pancreatic Association at the group's annual meeting this year, for his outstanding commitment to pancreatology.

Announcement 03/14/2017

Thank you to everyone who made the March 2017 EDRN Steering Committee Meeting a success. The next EDRN Steering Committee Meeting will be on September 12-14, 2018, in Seattle, WA.

Announcement 01/30/2017

Please visit http://www.compass. fhcrc.org/meeting/reg_edrn/edrnsc.aspx for information and to register for the 31st EDRN Steering Committee Meeting in Tempe, AZ, from March 6-9, 2017.