Plasma Circulating Deoxyribonucelic Acid (DNA) as a Response Marker

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2006 by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : April 27, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 12, 2006
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Far Eastern Memorial Hospital

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Head and Neck Cancer Esophageal Cancer

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

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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 (NCT number): NCT00318604

Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Principal Investigator: LeJung Wu, MD, DPhil Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier: NCT00318604     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 94042
First Posted: April 27, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 12, 2006
Last Verified: April 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