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PET FDG Assessment of Change in Atherosclerotic Plaques After Chemotherapy

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified August 2008 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00742352
First Posted: August 27, 2008
Last Update Posted: September 9, 2008
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Information provided by:
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether chemotherapy induces regression in atherosclerotic plaques in oncologic patients already undergoing PET FDG as part of their routine assessment.We will use PET FDG to assess whether the inflammation in atherosclerotic plaques is affected by chemotherapy and anti angiogenic therapy.

Condition
Atherosclerosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: September 2008
Groups/Cohorts
Breast cancer patients
Lung cancer patients

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Breast cancer patients at the Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Lung cancer patients at the Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women over the age of 65 diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer
  • Men over the age of 65 diagnosed with lung cancer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients under the age of 65
  • Patients diagnosed with chronic inflammatory disease or chronic infection
  • Patients taking steroids and NSAIDS on a regular basis
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00742352


Contacts
Contact: Einat Even Sapir, MD PhD 972-3-6973532 evensap@tasmc.health.gov.il

Locations
Israel
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Tel Aviv, Israel, 64239
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Prof. Einat Even-Sapir, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00742352     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TASMC-08-EES-253-CTIL
First Submitted: August 25, 2008
First Posted: August 27, 2008
Last Update Posted: September 9, 2008
Last Verified: August 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atherosclerosis
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases