Determine Feasibility of Quantifying Apoptosis and Bcl-2 Expression in CTCs in Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
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University of Michigan Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00156273
First received: September 7, 2005
Last updated: July 11, 2013
Last verified: July 2013

September 7, 2005
July 11, 2013
April 2005
October 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
To determine the feasibility of detecting Bcl2 expression and apoptosis in CTCs [ Time Frame: Prospective ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Determine Feasibility of Quantifying Apoptosis and Bcl-2 Expression in CTCs in Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer
A Pilot Study to Determine the Feasibility of Quantifying Apoptosis and Bcl-2 Expression in Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) in Women Undergoing Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer

We are trying to develop better ways to detect when cancer therapies are working.

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Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Probability Sample

women with metastatic breast cancer

Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Active, not recruiting
36
December 2014
October 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

1.Females at least 18 years of age 2 Diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer 3.ECOG Score of 0-2 4.Treating oncologist has decided to initiate any new systemic therapy with emphasis on recruiting patients commencing a taxane-based regimen. Taxine-based therapy may be docetaxel or paclitaxel, and it can be given on any schedule,including weekly or every 3 weeks. Other treatment can include non-taxane chemotherapy or trastuzumab-with or without other therapy.

5.Patient is willing to return for one or more additional ~18 mL blood draw (s) at 24-48-, and /or 72 hours and ~3-4 weeks after the initiation of therapy.At a minimum, patients must donate blood at baseline, one intermediate interval (24, 48, 72 hr) and at ~3-4 weeks 6.Signed Informed Consent Form

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Exclusion Criteria:

Patient is unable and unwilling to provide a blood specimen at a minimum of one of the intermediate blood draw time points at 24, 48, or 72 hours -

Female
18 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00156273
UMCC 2003.075, HUM 45808 Legacy 2004-0703
Yes
University of Michigan Cancer Center
University of Michigan Cancer Center
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Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Smerage, M.D., Ph.D. University of Michigan Cancer Center
University of Michigan Cancer Center
July 2013

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