Patient Biopsy-Derived Organoids for Rectal Cancer
What is the Purpose of this Study?
-Allow us to take an extra biopsy sample from your tumor during your proctoscopy procedure
-Allow us to review your medical record about your cancer diagnosis, treatment and outcome
Who Can Participate in this Study?
-Adults 18 years or older
-Having a proctoscopy
-Planning to have neoadjuvant radiotherapy
What is Involved?
The tumor biopsies collected in this study will be used in rectal cancer research to grow organ-like cultures in the laboratory to help us learn more about this type of cancer.