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Accession Number ADA567307
Title Feasibility Study of a Novel Diet-Based Intervention for Prostate Cancer.
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 13p
Personal Author J. K. Parsons
Abstract Our goal is to develop a practical, diet-based intervention for prostate cancer. We have implemented a randomized clinical trial of a novel dietary intervention for prostate cancer that promotes vegetable intake among prostate cancer patients who are being treated with active surveillance. As part of this trial, we are testing whether a gene fusion biomarker will predict disease progression in this patient population. During the fourth year of the funding period, I accomplished eight major tasks. First, I oversaw the accrual of 150 patients at 40 sites nationally. Second, at the San Diego VA Hospital, I completed the required IRB documentation, opened the study to accrual, and recruited 10 patients. Third, I continued to oversee study enrollment at the Moores UC San Diego Comprehensive Cancer Center. Fourth, I responded to continued administrative review of the DoD human subjects protection documents. Fifth, I continued my regular participation in the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, formerly known as the Cancer and Leukemia Group B cooperative study group, by attending meetings and participating in conference calls. Sixth, I continued to guide the study protocol through regular contact with Alliance personnel, collaborators at participating sites, and revisions to the study protocol. Seventh, I presented a formal update of the study to Alliance clinical research associates. Finally, I presented a formal update of the study to the Southwest Oncology Group leadership.
Keywords Cancer
Clinical medicine
Clinical trials
Collaborative techniques
Feasibility studies
Prostate cancer
Random variables

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 57E - Clinical Medicine
57L - Nutrition
Corporate Author California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Annual summary 1 Sep 2011-31 Aug 2012.
NTIS Issue Number 1309
Contract Number W81XWH-08-1-0556

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