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Diet, Genetic Variation and Prostate Cancer Among African Americans

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00584792
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 2, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 2, 2008
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Prostate Cancer

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 102 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Diet, Genetic Variation and Prostate Cancer Among African Americans
Study Start Date : August 2006
Primary Completion Date : December 2007
Study Completion Date : December 2007

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Groups and Cohorts

Controls (No prostate cancer)
Cases (Prostate Cancer Diagnosed)

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 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.

Eligibility Criteria

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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

Contacts and Locations

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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
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00584792     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200614379
AA Pilot Study
First Posted: January 2, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 2, 2008
Last Verified: December 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