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H-8577:Genetic Susceptibility to Bladder Cancer: A Molecular Epidemiology Approach (H-8577)

H-8577: Genetic Susceptibility to Bladder Cancer: A Molecular Epidemiology Approach

Bladder cancer is an ideal disease system for evaluating the relationship of the genetic make-up of persons susceptible to bladder cancer to tobacco, dietary, and work-related exposures (which are responsible for up to 90 percent of BCs). This is a clinical research study whose purpose is to identify genetic and lifestyle factors which increase a person's risk of developing specific cancer.

Eligibility: May be of any age, gender, or ethnicity - Diagnosis of superficial or muscle-invasive bladder cancer - Texas resident - Understands English or a qualified translator is available for the interview.

For more information:  http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00848289