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Evaluation of TK3 in Improving Quality of Life in Patients With Malignancy Under Chemotherapy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01168206
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2011 by Lavilabor Natural Products Ltd.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : July 23, 2010
Last Update Posted : September 9, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lavilabor Natural Products Ltd

Brief Summary:
The association of nutritional supplement TK3 to conventional treatment of cancer patients reduces the intensity and frequency of toxic effects and side effects caused by adjuvant or palliative treatments for the protection of healthy tissues, resulting in a better quality of life.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cancer Dietary Supplement: TK3 Dietary Supplement: 1 capsule, 3 times per day Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 80 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Assessment of Quality of Life and the Toxicity of Chemotherapy in Patients With Malignancies in Clinical Stages III and IV Under Palliative Treatment With Chemotherapy or Hormone Therapy With or Without Nutritional Supplement TK3
Study Start Date : December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2012

Arm Intervention/treatment
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Dietary Supplement: 1 capsule, 3 times per day
Placebo

Experimental: TK3
1 capsule, 3 times per day.
Dietary Supplement: TK3
Tritofano 160mg / Timina140mg and starch 150 mg




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assessment of Quality of Life [ Time Frame: 0 day ]
    Using data from the toxicity of chemotherapy and tolerability of TK3 through the clinical course of patients with malignant CS III and IV with adjuvant or palliative chemotherapy or hormone therapy, associated or not to TK3.

  2. Assessment of Quality of Life [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
    Using data from the toxicity of chemotherapy and tolerability of TK3 through the clinical course of patients with malignant CS III and IV with adjuvant or palliative chemotherapy or hormone therapy, associated or not to TK3.

  3. Assessment of Quality of Life [ Time Frame: 60 days ]
    Using data from the toxicity of chemotherapy and tolerability of TK3 through the clinical course of patients with malignant CS III and IV with adjuvant or palliative chemotherapy or hormone therapy, associated or not to TK3.

  4. Assessment of Quality of Life [ Time Frame: 90 days ]
    Using data from the toxicity of chemotherapy and tolerability of TK3 through the clinical course of patients with malignant CS III and IV with adjuvant or palliative chemotherapy or hormone therapy, associated or not to TK3.

  5. Assessment of Quality of Life [ Time Frame: 120 days ]
    Using data from the toxicity of chemotherapy and tolerability of TK3 through the clinical course of patients with malignant CS III and IV with adjuvant or palliative chemotherapy or hormone therapy, associated or not to TK3.

  6. Assessment of Quality of Life [ Time Frame: 150 days ]
    Using data from the toxicity of chemotherapy and tolerability of TK3 through the clinical course of patients with malignant CS III and IV with adjuvant or palliative chemotherapy or hormone therapy, associated or not to TK3.

  7. Assessment of Quality of Life [ Time Frame: 180 days ]
    Using data from the toxicity of chemotherapy and tolerability of TK3 through the clinical course of patients with malignant CS III and IV with adjuvant or palliative chemotherapy or hormone therapy, associated or not to TK3.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Performance status [ Time Frame: 0 day ]
    Karnofsky index assesses the general condition of the patient according to the level of physical performance of the patient, which assesses the degree of functional impairment by questionnaire

  2. Perfomance status [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
    Karnofsky index assesses the general condition of the patient according to the level of physical performance of the patient, which assesses the degree of functional impairment by questionnaire

  3. Performance Status [ Time Frame: 60 days ]
    Karnofsky index assesses the general condition of the patient according to the level of physical performance of the patient, which assesses the degree of functional impairment by questionnaire

  4. Performance Status [ Time Frame: 90 days ]
    Karnofsky index assesses the general condition of the patient according to the level of physical performance of the patient, which assesses the degree of functional impairment by questionnaire

  5. Performance Status [ Time Frame: 120 days ]
    Karnofsky index assesses the general condition of the patient according to the level of physical performance of the patient, which assesses the degree of functional impairment by questionnaire

  6. Performance Status [ Time Frame: 150 days ]
    Karnofsky index assesses the general condition of the patient according to the level of physical performance of the patient, which assesses the degree of functional impairment by questionnaire

  7. Performance Status [ Time Frame: 180 days ]
    Karnofsky index assesses the general condition of the patient according to the level of physical performance of the patient, which assesses the degree of functional impairment by questionnaire

  8. Tumor Markers [ Time Frame: 0 day ]
    Analysis of tumor markers specific to each tumor

  9. Tumor Markers [ Time Frame: 30 day ]
    Analysis of tumor markers specific to each tumor

  10. Tumor Markers [ Time Frame: 60 day ]
    Analysis of tumor markers specific to each tumor

  11. Tumor Markers [ Time Frame: 90 day ]
    Analysis of tumor markers specific to each tumor

  12. Tumor Markers [ Time Frame: 120 day ]
    Analysis of tumor markers specific to each tumor

  13. Tumor Markers [ Time Frame: 150 day ]
    Analysis of tumor markers specific to each tumor

  14. Tumor Markers [ Time Frame: 180 day ]
    Analysis of tumor markers specific to each tumor



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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient Consent: Informed Consent and informed consent signed and dated by the patient (or his legal representative) and the professional who has obtained the consent. Must be delivered before inclusion. This term must be read and explained to the patient.
  • Patients female or male, regardless of race or color.Able to ingest oral medication.
  • Patients 30-80 years, with malignancy, clinical stage III or IV on chemo or hormone therapy.
  • Patients who have a Karnofsky level between 60 and 80.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no agreement to sign the Deed of Consent.
  • Need for use of parenteral nutrition.
  • The need for food supplement already approved.
  • Inability to receive the drug orally.
  • Participation in another clinical trial involving chemotherapy drugs.
  • Women being sexually active, which does not agree to adhere to the contraceptive methods adopted.
  • Women lactating
  • Any problem or condition that the investigator in the trial could be harmful to the patient.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01168206


Locations
Brazil
Sana Casa de Avaré Recruiting
Avaré, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 18705000
Contact: Nilson Bruno Evangelista, Doctor    +551437119100    smaadm@bol.com.br   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lavilabor Natural Products Ltd
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Nilson Bruno Evangelista, Doctor Lavilabor Natural Products Ltd

Responsible Party: Lavilabor Natural Products Ltd
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01168206     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TK3a_FIII_Janeiro/2010
First Posted: July 23, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 9, 2011
Last Verified: September 2011