Preoperative Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs(NSAID) to Colorectal Cancer Patients

This study has been completed.
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Göteborg University Identifier:
First received: May 15, 2007
Last updated: March 30, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
The study is designed to evaluate effects of NSAIDs on immune activity inside and close to tumor tissue in patients with colorectal cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Colorectal Cancer
Drug: Indomethacin, celecoxib, esomeprazole
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Preoperative Treatment With NSAID in Colorectal Cancer Patients in Relationship to Tumor Host Reactions

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Further study details as provided by Göteborg University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Immune reactivity [ Time Frame: Acute evaluations ]

Enrollment: 28
Study Start Date: December 1998
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Drug
Treatment with indomethacin or celecoxib
Drug: Indomethacin, celecoxib, esomeprazole
Sham Comparator: SHAM
Sham treatment
Drug: Indomethacin, celecoxib, esomeprazole

Detailed Description:
Study and control patients are randomized to receive preoperative treatment with indomethacin or celecoxib compared to sham treatment.Tumor biopsies are taken at operation and used for analyses of tumor immunity and gene expression.

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Colon carcinoma scheduled for curative operation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes, steroid medication, liver and kidney impairment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00473980

Department of Surgery
Göteborg, Sweden, SE 41345
Sponsors and Collaborators
Göteborg University
Principal Investigator: Kent Lundholm, MD, prof Göteborg University
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00473980     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: kl4501122 
Study First Received: May 15, 2007
Last Updated: March 30, 2012
Health Authority: Sweden: The National Board of Health and Welfare

Keywords provided by Göteborg University:
Colon carcinoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Colonic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Digestive System Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Rectal Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Gout Suppressants
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Reproductive Control Agents
Sensory System Agents
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