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Diet, Genetic Variation and Prostate Cancer Among African Americans

This study has been completed.
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University of California, Davis Identifier:
First received: December 22, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2007
History: No changes posted
This is a single center pilot study to asses the feasibility of conducting a larger population-based study. It is an investigator-initiated study funded yb the UC Davis Cancer Center's Development Award Program. The hypothesis is that the percent african ancestry in an individual may determine their prognosis if diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Diet, Genetic Variation and Prostate Cancer Among African Americans

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Further study details as provided by University of California, Davis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Is there a difference in ancestry percentage between the controls (no cancer) and the cases (prostate cancer) [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Serum collected for Ancestry Imformative Markers (AIMS) testing along with PSA and CRP.

Enrollment: 102
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Controls (No prostate cancer)
Cases (Prostate Cancer Diagnosed)


Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
African American males between the ages of 35 and 75.

Inclusion Criteria:

Self-identification as a male with African ancestry Between ages of 35-75

Exclusion Criteria:

No African ancestry Not between ages of 35-75

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00584792

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Davis
Principal Investigator: Lesley Butler, PhD University of California, Davis
  More Information

Responsible Party: Lesley Butler, PhD, University of California, Davis Identifier: NCT00584792     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200614379
AA Pilot Study
Study First Received: December 22, 2007
Last Updated: December 22, 2007

Keywords provided by University of California, Davis:
Prostate Cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases processed this record on April 26, 2017