PraevoSkin Emulsion in the Prevention of Radiation Induced Dermatitis
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00840515
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2009 by Pharm Olam Pharmaceuticals Ltd.. Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Female patientsplanned to receive whole breast radiation.
Female patients at least 18 years with unilateral breast cancer following lumpectomy +/- chemotherapy.
Planned to receive 50 Gy whole breast irradiation +/- boost to tumor bed.
ECOG PERFORMANCE STATUS 0-1.
Capable of giving written informed consent and following instructions for applying study emulsion or placebo as per control.
No co-morbidities known to affect radiotherapy reactions.
No co-existing acute or chronic skin disease.
No evidence of infection or inflammation of breast to be treated.
Not receiving chemotherapy during radiotherapy course.Biological therapy (e.g. Herceptin) or hormone therapy will be allowed during the study.
Chemotherapy within 4 weeks prior to planned start of radiation or chemotherapy planned during radiation.
Prior radiotherapy to any site.
Collagen vascular disease.
Diabetes mellitus requiring medication.
Participation in other clinical study.
Any contra-indicating to treatment with Melatonin.
History of allergy to peanuts or fragrances.
History of severe allergic reactions (e.g. asthma).