Frequently Asked Questions
Am I eligible?
You may be eligible if you and a biologically related family member have both been diagnosed with glioma. You may still participate even if your relative with glioma is deceased. Examples of glioma include astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma, and glioblastoma multiforme. The only way to know for certain whether or not you're eligible is to fill out the participation form.
Do I need to live nearby?
No, you do not need to live near an institution working on Gliogene. The study can be completed entirely by phone and mail.
Is it confidential?
Yes, all information that you provide, as well as your sample results, are kept entirely confidential and private. No one outside this study may access your information without your permission.
What does it cost?
There's no cost to participate in this study. We'll provide pre-addressed mailings for you to mail your sample to us.