(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of CenterWatch:
Colon Cancer Screening
This study looks at the effect of folate supplementation and depletion on the blood cells and the colorectal cells.
To examine the effect of these changes, blood samples and colorectal biopsy samples are collected. Men or post-menopausal women 40-to-72 years old that have a personal history of colorectal denomatous polyps and/or have a family history of colorectal cancer or polyps will be included.
The research site is in New York City.
Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat507.html.
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of an experimental therapy -- using the antibody cG250 -- in preventing the return of the kidney tumor.
The research site is in Los Angeles.
Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat33.html.
This six month study requires patients with a diagnosis of mild to moderate ulcerative colitis in remission.
If qualified, patients receive study medication, exams and lab work at no cost; time and travel may also be compensated.
Candidates should be 18 years or older, have mild to moderate ulcerative colitis in remission and have a history of at least one flare (with symptoms) within the past year.
The research site is in Ormond Beach, Fla.
Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat152.html.
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Last reviewed: 11/03/2005 Last updated: 11/03/2005