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Genistein in Treating Patients With Stage II, Stage III, or Stage IV Prostate Cancer

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: April 20, 2004
Last Update Posted: April 24, 2012
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National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.

PURPOSE: Randomized phase I trial to determine the effectiveness of genistein in treating patients who have stage II, stage III, or stage IV prostate cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Prostate Cancer Dietary Supplement: genistein Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase I Single and Multiple-Dose Safety and Pharmacokinetic Clinical Study of Genistein in Normal Volunteers and in Prostate Neoplasia (Multiple Dose Safety and Pharmacokinetic Clinical Study of Genistein in Prostate Neoplasia)

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Further study details as provided by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center:

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: December 1999
Study Completion Date: May 2003
Primary Completion Date: May 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the safety and pharmacokinetics of genistein in patients with stage II, III, or IV prostate cancer.

OUTLINE: This is a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study. Patients are randomized to one of two treatment arms. Arm I: Patients receive oral genistein twice daily. Arm II: Patients receive oral placebo twice daily. Treatment continues for 3 months in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 24 patients will be accrued for this study within 6 months.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed stage B, C, or D adenocarcinoma of the prostate not amenable to surgery

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 40 and over Performance status: ECOG 0-2 Life expectancy: At least 6 months Hematopoietic: WBC at least 3,500/mm3 Platelet count at least 100,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin no greater than 2.0 mg/dL Transaminases less than 4 times upper limit of normal Renal: Creatinine less than 2.0 mg/dL Cardiovascular: No New York Heart Association class III or IV heart disease Other: No significant abnormalities of internal organs, neurologic status, or biochemical levels No history of seizures No concurrent serious illness No acute infection requiring antibiotic therapy except chronic urinary tract infection No other prior or concurrent malignancy within the past 2 years except nonmelanoma carcinoma of the skin No history of substance abuse or addiction No alcohol intake greater than 2 drinks/day or 14 drinks/week No diet containing more than 20 mg of genistein/day No known soy intolerance No prior breast cancer

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: Not specified Endocrine therapy: At least 3 months since prior hormonal therapy OR No concurrent estrogen Other concurrent hormonal therapy allowed if stable regimen for more than 3 months Radiotherapy: At least 4 weeks since prior radiotherapy and recovered Surgery: See Disease Characteristics At least 3 weeks since prior surgery and recovered Other: At least 6 weeks since prior antibiotics No concurrent genotoxicity therapy

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00005827

United States, North Carolina
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, UNC
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 27599-7295
Sponsors and Collaborators
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Study Chair: Leslie Fischer, PhD, MPH, RD UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005827     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LCCC 9711
CDR0000067840 ( Other Identifier: PDQ number )
First Submitted: June 2, 2000
First Posted: April 20, 2004
Last Update Posted: April 24, 2012
Last Verified: April 2012

Keywords provided by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center:
adenocarcinoma of the prostate
stage II prostate cancer
stage III prostate cancer
stage IV prostate cancer
recurrent prostate cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases
Anticarcinogenic Agents
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Estrogens, Non-Steroidal
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists