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People can participate if:
Surveys, Registries, Interviews
For more information or to enroll online, visit the Basser website.
The research laboratory at the Abramson Cancer Center is studying genetic sources of cancer risk and currently has one of the largest collections (also called a registry) of families with known or suspected risk in the world. A number of research projects are performed in collaboration with this registry. Research participants receive a numerical identification number that protects their privacy. Collaborating centers do not have access to personal identifiers such as names and dates of birth because only the numerical identifiers are shared.
For more information visit www.basser.org/openstudies.
Specific research projects are listed below:
Participation involves providing medical and family history, key medical records, and a DNA saliva sample. There are no costs associated with participation and all arrangements can be made over the telephone or through the mail. Travel to the University of Pennsylvania is not necessary for participation.
For more information or to enroll online, visit www.basser.org/openstudies.