Effects of GCP on Prostate Cancer.
Genistein Combined Polysaccharide (GCP) is derived from adding soy powder to shiitake mushrooms. This concentrated mixture is currently being sold in Japan and the United States and is thought to possibly contain properties that may be useful in treating certain types of cancer.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Effects of a Genistein Combined Polysaccharide (GCP) on Patients With a Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer on Active Surveillance.|
- Reduction in PSA serum levels.
- Stabilization of PSA serum levels.
|Study Start Date:||May 2004|
|Study Completion Date:||September 2006|
|Primary Completion Date:||January 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|United States, California|
|University of California, Davis|
|Sacramento, California, United States, 95817|
|Principal Investigator:||Robert Hackman, PhD||University of California, Davis|
|Study Director:||Ralph W deVere White, MD||University of California, Davis|