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Plasma Circulating Deoxyribonucelic Acid (DNA) as a Response Marker

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 April 2006 by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier:
First received: April 25, 2006
Last updated: May 11, 2006
Last verified: April 2006
This study investigates whether the amount of circulating plasma DNA can be used as a response marker for anti-cancer treatment in treating gross tumors.

Head and Neck Cancer Esophageal Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Head and neck cancers
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Undergoing anti-cancer treatments

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No distant metastasis
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00318604

Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Principal Investigator: LeJung Wu, MD, DPhil Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
  More Information Identifier: NCT00318604     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 94042
Study First Received: April 25, 2006
Last Updated: May 11, 2006

Keywords provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:
plasma circulating DNA
hean and neck cancers
esophageal cancer
localized head and neck cancers
localized esophageal cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Esophageal Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases processed this record on July 27, 2017