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Development of Predictive Biomarkers and Novel Approached to Therapy in Breast Cancer

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 January 2014 by National University Hospital, Singapore.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01051492
First Posted: January 18, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 14, 2014
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National University Hospital, Singapore
  Purpose
Breast cancer is a common malignancy world-wide, and is the commonest female malignancy in Singapore, with rising trends in incidence over the last 2 decades. While there have been improvements in treatment, mortality from breast cancer remains significant. Development of biomarkers to predict treatment response and toxicity to anti-cancer agents can rationalize the choice of therapy for the individual patients to optimize treatment outcome and to reduce unnecessary toxicities. Development of novel therapies or novel approaches to therapy is also critical to improve the treatment armamentarium in breast cancer. These research strategies will have an significant impact on breast cancer treatment both in Singapore as well as globally.

Condition
Breast Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by National University Hospital, Singapore:

Study Start Date: January 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Any individual who has been diagnosed with breast cancer
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

This program will recruit mainly cancer patients, predominantly breast cancer patients. The exact inclusion criteria will vary between each individual study. Each individual component study will be submitted to DSRB for separate approval, along with the study protocol and patient informed consent sheet.

Exclusion Criteria:

The exact exclusion criteria will vary between each individual study. Each individual component study will be submitted to DSRB for separate approval, along with the study protocol and patient informed consent sheet.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01051492


Contacts
Contact: Soo Chin Lee, MBBS, MRCP 65 6772 4629 soo_chin_lee@nuhs.edu.sg

Locations
Singapore
National University Hospital Singapore Recruiting
Singapore, Singapore
Contact: Soo Chin Lee, MBBS, MRCP    65 6772 4629    soo_chin_lee@nuhs.edu.sg   
Principal Investigator: Soo Chin Lee, MBBS, MRCP         
Sponsors and Collaborators
National University Hospital, Singapore
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01051492     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BR07/30/09
First Submitted: January 15, 2010
First Posted: January 18, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 14, 2014
Last Verified: January 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases