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NCT01124461 : BIRN (Biomedical Informatics Research Network) Resources Facilitate the Personalization of Malignant Brain Tumor
AgesMin: 18 Years Max: 70 Years
Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients will be enrolled in this clinical trial pre-operatively anticipating a
surgical resection with anticipation that the patient carries a likely diagnosis of
malignant glioma.

- Patients will only be enrolled if it is anticipated that the resection will give
significant tissue for subsequent genetic analysis (1 cm of tumor tissue)

- If patients at surgery are found to carry an alternative tissue diagnosis, the
patient's preoperative imaging, clinical, and pathological information will be
uploaded into the database, but the patient will not be counted as one of the

- Ability to undergo serial MR studies

- Enrollment KPS > 70

- Anticipation that surgery will allow subtotal resection or gross total resection,
facilitating removal of tissue specimens for genomic analysis.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Inability to participate in serial MR studies

- KPS < 70

- > 70 years of age
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