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  /    /  LACOG 0312 – METASTATIC BC

Metastatic breast cancer in Brazil: characterization of patients and treatments.

Type of Study: Epidemiological

Sponsor / Support: LACOG, Novartis

Primary Objectives: To describe patients demographics and socioeconomic characteristics and to describe the BC pathological characterization.

Design: All patients diagnosed with de novo or recurrent MBC from January 2012 to December 2012 at participating centers will be included. Data will be collected in selected LACOG centers (N=15-20) comprising different regions in Brazil. Availability of tumor samples (FFPE) stored in the center will be registered for a possible future translational research.

Sample Size: 500 to 1500 patients

Principal Investigator: Carlos Barrios