Mesothelioma and DNA

What we are studying

The purpose of this research study is to investigate the possibility that your genes put you at a higher risk of developing mesothelioma. We will examine your genes from DNA (genetic material) isolated from blood. This study will also examine the impact of environmental and work exposures and family history of common cancers on the development of mesothelioma.

Who is Eligible

  • Genders:
    • Men
    • Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 7+

Eligibility Criteria

  • Subjects who suffer from mesothelioma
  • Subjects who have a family member with mesothelioma

What is involved

  • One time study visit
  • Study activities include a blood draw and questionnaire



Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Suzanne Howard

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.