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Treatment With MK0966 for the Prevention of Prostate Cancer (0966-201)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00060476
First Posted: May 7, 2003
Last Update Posted: May 9, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose
To determine the efficacy and safety of an investigational compound (MK0966) for the prevention of prostate cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Prostate Cancer Drug: rofecoxib Drug: Comparator: placebo (unspecified) Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Effects of Rofecoxib in Decreasing the Risk of Prostate Cancer (ViP Study)

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to prostate cancer [ Time Frame: Duration of Treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to aggressive prostate cancer [ Time Frame: Duration of Treatment ]

Enrollment: 15000
Actual Study Start Date: January 8, 2003
Study Completion Date: December 8, 2004
Primary Completion Date: December 8, 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: rofecoxib
    Other Name: MK0966
    Drug: Comparator: placebo (unspecified)
Detailed Description:
The duration of treatment is 6 years.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
Regular PSA testing and study biopsies required.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00060476


Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Publications:
Study Data/Documents: CSR Synopsis  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00060476     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0966-201
Formally-P30A03LD
MK0966-201
2006_414
First Submitted: May 6, 2003
First Posted: May 7, 2003
Last Update Posted: May 9, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases
Rofecoxib
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents