Renal Cell Carcinoma Tumors From S-TRAC trial (NCT00375674) Exome Sequencing

Study ID Alternative Stable ID Type
EGAS00001006529 Other

Study Description

We report a comprehensive genomic and transcriptomic analysis of tumor samples from 171 patients at high risk for recurrent renal cell carcinoma post nephrectomy from the S-TRAC trial (NCT00375674). We identify gene expression signatures, including STRAC11 (derived from the sunitinib-treated population). The overlap in key elements captured in these gene expression signatures, which include genes representative of the tumor stroma microenvironment, regulatory T cell, and myeloid cells, suggests they are likely to be both prognostic and predictive of the anti-angiogenic effect in the adjuvant setting. These signatures also point to the identification of potential therapeutic targets for development in adjuvant renal cell carcinoma, such as MERTK and TDO2. Finally, our findings suggest that while anti-angiogenic adjuvant therapy might be important, it may not be sufficient to prevent recurrence and other factors such as immune response and that tumor environment may be of greater importance.

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Archival de-identified formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded RCC tumor tissue blocks from nephrectomy or tumor biopsy were processed as per below and the same sections were used for both DNA and RNA extractions. For WES (ACE version 3; Illumina NovaSeq), samples were profiled using Personalis ACE Cancer Exome (Personalis, Inc, Menlo Park, CA) Whole-transcriptome profiles were generated by RNA-seq (Accuracy and Content Enhanced (ACE) version 3; Illumina NovaSeq) using Personalis ACE Cancer ... (Show More)
Illumina NovaSeq 6000 309

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