Blood Test to Measure DNA Damage in Blood

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Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : August 31, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 26, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AHS Cancer Control Alberta

Brief Summary:
To check the radiosensitivity level in individual patients based on their DNA damage level.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Prostate Cancer Procedure: Blood test

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Gamma-H2AX as a Molecular Predictor of Prostate Cancer Radiosensitivity
Study Start Date : July 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Prostate Cancer
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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
community sample

Inclusion Criteria:

  • prostate cancer diagnosis
  • undergoing radiotherapy
  • agree to participate in study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • not willing to participate
  • not undergoing radiotherapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00523471

Canada, Alberta
Cross Cancer Institute
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 1Z2
Sponsors and Collaborators
AHS Cancer Control Alberta
Principal Investigator: Nadeem Pervez, MBBS, FRCPC AHS Cancer Control Alberta

Responsible Party: AHS Cancer Control Alberta Identifier: NCT00523471     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GU-6-0076/ethics 23586
First Posted: August 31, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 26, 2016
Last Verified: April 2012

Keywords provided by AHS Cancer Control Alberta:
prostate cancer
gamma H2AX

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases