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Adjuvant Curcumin to Assess Recurrence Free Survival in Patients Who Have Had a Radical Prostatectomy

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified May 2017 by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02064673
First Posted: February 17, 2014
Last Update Posted: May 16, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  Purpose
This is a prospective study to determine if the adjuvant use of Curcumin improves recurrence-free survival.

Condition Intervention Phase
Prostate Cancer Drug: Curcumin Drug: placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Trial of Adjuvant Curcumin After Prostatectomy

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Serum prostate specific antigen [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
    Recurrence free survival defined as a total serum prostate specific antigen of <0.2ng/ml.


Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: May 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2020 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Curcumin
Curcumin 500 mg orally twice a day
Drug: Curcumin
Curcumin or placebo 500mg by mouth twice a day for 6 months
Other Names:
  • Bio-Curcumin(BCM-95CG)
  • Tumeric
Drug: placebo
placebo orally twice a day
Other Name: sugar pill
Placebo Comparator: sugar pill
placebo orally twice a day
Drug: Curcumin
Curcumin or placebo 500mg by mouth twice a day for 6 months
Other Names:
  • Bio-Curcumin(BCM-95CG)
  • Tumeric
Drug: placebo
placebo orally twice a day
Other Name: sugar pill

Detailed Description:
This is a prospective study to determine if the adjuvant use of Curcumin improves recurrence-free survival in patients after radical prostatectomy compared to placebo
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • radical prostatectomy for adenocarcinoma of prostate
  • pathologically confirmed T1-T3 disease
  • no sign of lymph node or metastatic disease
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group(ECOG) status 0-2
  • adequate renal and liver function
  • no plan to receive adjuvant hormone or radiation therapy
  • life expectancy of 3 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • must not have exceeded 3 months from time of surgery to enrollment into study
  • T3b or T4 or node positive disease
  • hormone therapy before surgery
  • history of gallbladder problems or gallstones, or biliary obstruction
  • radiation therapy as primary treatment after surgery
  • antiplatelet or anticoagulant agents
  • history of gastric or duodenal ulcers or hyperacidity syndromes
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02064673


Contacts
Contact: Allison Beaver, RN, BSN 214-645-8787 Allison.Beaver@utsouthwestern.edu

Locations
United States, Texas
UT Southwestern Medical Center Recruiting
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75390
Contact: Allison Beaver, RN, BSN    214-645-8787    Allison.Beaver@utsouthwestern.edu   
Principal Investigator: Yair Lotan, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yair Lotan, MD UT Southwestern Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02064673     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: STU 042013-080
First Submitted: February 10, 2014
First Posted: February 17, 2014
Last Update Posted: May 16, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center:
prostate cancer
radical prostatectomy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Curcumin
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action