Measuring Alterations of DNA in Human Blood

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 11, 2006
Litron Laboratories
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University of Rochester

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this research is to evaluate an automated, laser-based technique for measuring DNA damge resulting from radiation. We want to use controlled exposure on cancer patients to help develop a measurement to test people who may have been accidentally exposed to radiation.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 24 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female, age 21 to 70 years old.
  • Patient undergoing with anti-neoplastic agent(s) known to have genotoxic activity (e.g., cyclophosphamide, 5-FU, cisplatin, Ara-C.
  • X-irradiation may be considered, so long as a substantial fraction of red marrow is exposed (e.g., femur or chest/trunk region);
  • treatment could be ongoing therapy or initial therapy.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00178308

United States, New York
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Rochester
Litron Laboratories
Principal Investigator: Yuhchyau Chen, MD, Ph.D Universtiy of Rochester, Dept of Radiation Oncology Identifier: NCT00178308     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: URCC 1702
First Posted: September 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 11, 2006
Last Verified: September 2006