Research Study

Active Surveillance Genetic Sampling Study


Body Locations and Systems 
Prostate Cancer
Closed for Recruitment
Study Start/End 
Jun 14, 2016 to Nov 30, 2020
Diamond Health Care Centre
Eugenia Wu or Olga Arsovska, Clinical Research Coordinators
604-875-4111 ext.62338
Email Address
Purpose of Study 

To collect saliva samples from men who are currently or were previously on active surveillance to try and identify genetic factors that could suggest how aggressive their prostate cancer could be. This is part of a larger study led by Dr. William Catalona at Northwestern University, Chicago. 


You are elibigible to participate if:

  • you are a prostate cancer patients who currently meet or have previously met the traditional active surveillance criteria. 

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