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Identifying Methylation Biomarkers for Monitoring Bladder Tumors

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified November 2005 by Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev Identifier:
First received: October 24, 2005
Last updated: November 14, 2005
Last verified: November 2005
To investigate the methylation status of 4-6 genes in Urine and matching bladder tissue biopsies, in order to find methylation markers for use in a noninvasive test in monitoring patients with bladder tumors.

Condition Intervention
Bladder Cancer
Procedure: Identifying genes methylated in urine

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Using PCR Technology (Polymerase Chain Reaction Technology) for Monitoring Patients With Bladder Tumors - Optimizing Genanalyses for Clinical Use.

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Further study details as provided by Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev:

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: November 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with bladder tumors and patients with benign urinary tract conditions with no clinical suspicion of bladder cancer.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with competing urinary and systemic diseases, pregnant and patients under 18 years of age.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00244205

Contact: Reza R Serizawa, MD +45 44884787 ext 82607
Contact: Jørgen H Andersen

Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev Recruiting
Herlev, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2730
Contact: Reza R Serizawa, MD    +45 4488 4787 ext 82607   
Principal Investigator: Reza R Serizawa, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev
Principal Investigator: Reza R Serizawa, MD Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev
  More Information Identifier: NCT00244205     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Blæretumor PCR projekt
Study First Received: October 24, 2005
Last Updated: November 14, 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Urologic Neoplasms
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017