Comparison of Immune Response Following Surgical Management of Renal Tumors


Examine the effects of renal surgery on the immune system.

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Prospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: August 2006

Detailed Description

Prospective study examining the effects of different surgical procedures on immune function. This may have bearing on overall cancer specific recurrence and survival.

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • Kidney tumor patients scheduled for open or laparoscopic surgery

Exclusion Criteria

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Emory University
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Principal Investigator: Kenneth Ogan, MD, Associate Professor – Emory University
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Kenneth Ogan, MD, Principal Investigator, Emory University

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