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Protocol for Postmenopausal Women at Increased Risk of Developing Breast Cancer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00291083
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 13, 2006
Last Update Posted : February 7, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Carol Fabian, MD, University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute

Brief Summary:
To examine nipple aspirate fluid for secretions that may be identified as a high risk indicator for development of breast cancer, and compare those to serum analysis.

Condition or disease
Breast Cancer

Detailed Description:
To examine nipple aspirate fluid analysis in lactating women for local concentration of estrogen, prolactin, glucocorticoids, insulin, parity, prior lactation and age. NAF secretors have been reported to have modest increase in breast cancer risk compared to non-secretors . Estrogen levels have been found to be markedly higher in NAF samples than in the serum collected from the same women. Estradiol and estrone concentrations in premenopausal women are 10x and 20x greater in NAF samples than in serum and 50x and 35x greater in post-menopausal women not on HRT. It has been suggested that the disparity between serum and NAF levels may be due to local estrogen production via aromatase and sulfatase.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 229 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Study of Manual Nipple Fluid Aspiration IN Post-Menopausal Women
Study Start Date : October 2005
Primary Completion Date : June 2008
Study Completion Date : June 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Breast Cancer
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Medical center
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • women with high a high risk of breast cancer
  • Older than 18

Exclusion Criteria:

  • anticoagulants
  • marked breast tenderness
  • pregnant or within twelve months of breast feeding/childbirth

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Locations
United States, Kansas
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, Kansas, United States, 66160
Sponsors and Collaborators
Carol Fabian, MD
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Carol J Fabian, MD University of Kansas Medical Center

Responsible Party: Carol Fabian, MD, Professor, Director Breast Cancer Prevention Unit, University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00291083     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8427
First Posted: February 13, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 7, 2012
Last Verified: February 2012

Keywords provided by Carol Fabian, MD, University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute:
NAF
nipple aspirate fluid
breast atypia
high risk for breast cancer
breast epithelial hyperplasia
Ki-67
hormones plus chemoprevention
chemoprevention

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases