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A DB Randomized Study of R1 and R2 WaterJel / AloeVera Jell in Prevention of Radiation Dermatitis in Breast Cancer

This study has been terminated.
(The study was stopped due to unbalanced side effects)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Merav Ben-David, Water-Jel Identifier:
First received: May 10, 2012
Last updated: August 8, 2012
Last verified: August 2012
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of topical R1 and R2 for prophylaxis of acute radiation dermatitis in patients with breast cancer receiving radiotherapy.

Breast Cancer Radiation Dermatitis Erythema

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Phase II, Double Blinded, Randomized Study of R1 and R2 (Waterjel) Verses Aloe Vera Jell for the Prevention and Treatment of Radiation Induced Dermatitis in Breast Cancer Patients

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Further study details as provided by Dr Merav Ben-David, Water-Jel:

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: May 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Breast cancer patient receiving RT
Total dose:2Gy/Fx

Detailed Description:
All women will be given two types of Jell. One should be applied immediately after radiation and the second one, 3 times every day. All women will complete detailed questionnaire every two weeks and will be evaluated by the treating team at the same time.All women will be evaluated two weeks after end of radiation period.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Woman with histologically confirmed breast cancer who underwent lumpectomy and requires adjuvant radiation therapy with 2 Gy/fx to a total dose of 50 Gy.
  2. Women who received neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy are eligible for the study. Three weeks is the minimal interval between chemotherapy and start of radiation therapy.
  3. Patient able to understand the study designed and cooperate with instructions of use.
  4. Patient able to sign informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Woman with lactose allergy (lactose intolerance are eligible)
  2. Woman with known connective tissue disorder
  3. Woman with uncontrolled diabetes
  4. Patients receiving radiation protocol with 2.64 Gy/fx or 1.8 Gy/fx
  5. Woman who is unable to sign an informed consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01597921

Sheba Medical Center
Ramat-Gan, Israel, 55555
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Merav Ben David La Sheba Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr Merav Ben-David, Dr, Water-Jel Identifier: NCT01597921     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 23267384
Study First Received: May 10, 2012
Last Updated: August 8, 2012

Keywords provided by Dr Merav Ben-David, Water-Jel:
Breast conserving surgery
Radiation dermatitis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Radiation Injuries
Wounds and Injuries processed this record on September 21, 2017