Evaluation of Synthetic Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone (TRH) as a Treatment for Cancer-related Fatigue
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00790296|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Interim analyses showed statistically and clinically significant results.)
First Posted : November 13, 2008
Results First Posted : May 3, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 28, 2017
The primary objective of the study is to evaluate thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH) as a treatment for cancer-related fatigue.
The central hypothesis of this pilot study is that TRH is more efficacious than placebo in alleviating cancer-related fatigue in patients with breast or prostate cancer.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Cancer-related Fatigue||Drug: Thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH) Drug: Placebo||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||11 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Masking:||Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||A Pilot, Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Crossover Study of Synthetic Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone (TRH) Administration for the Treatment of Fatigue in Patients With Cancer|
|Study Start Date :||December 2006|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||February 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 2010|
Experimental: Thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH)
Drug: Thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH)
0.5mg and 1.5mg
Placebo Comparator: Saline
- Change in Visual Analog Scale for Energy (VAS-E)Score From Baseline to 7 Hrs Post Study Medication Infusion [ Time Frame: Baseline and 7 hours post study medication infusion ]1 to 100 scale with 1 referring to No Energy and 100 referring to Normal Energy.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00790296
|United States, Connecticut|
|University of Connecticut Health Center|
|Farmington, Connecticut, United States, 06030|
|Principal Investigator:||Andrew Winokur, MD PhD||UConn Health|