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Ketogenic Diet in Advanced Cancer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01716468
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 29, 2012
Results First Posted : May 9, 2016
Last Update Posted : May 9, 2016
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Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label)
Condition: Cancer
Intervention: Other: Ketogenic Diet

  Participant Flow

Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
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Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Advanced or Metastatic Cancer Patients chosen must be diagnosed with advanced or metastatic cancer of the following tumor types (colorectal, prostate, brain, breast, pancreatic, hepatobiliary, melanoma, sarcoma, non-small cell /small cell lung, genitourinary cancers).

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Advanced or Metastatic Cancer
STARTED   17 
COMPLETED   11 
NOT COMPLETED   6 



  Baseline Characteristics


  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   To Determine the Safety and Tolerability of a Modified Low Carbohydrate Diet in People With Advanced Cancer Across Different Tumor Types.   [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]


  Serious Adverse Events


  Other Adverse Events


  Limitations and Caveats

Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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