Curcumin Bioavailability in Glioblastoma Patients

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Stephan Dützmann, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals Identifier:
First received: October 20, 2012
Last updated: June 1, 2013
Last verified: June 2013

Measuring the bioavailability of orally administered curcumin in the tumors of glioblastoma patients.

Condition Phase
Patient Harboring Glioblastoma That Will Undergo Surgery
Phase 0

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Measurement of Intratumoral Concentration of the Nontoxic Natural Compound Curcumin in Glioblastoma Patients

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Further study details as provided by Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Concentration of Curcumin in Glioblastoma [ Time Frame: At Tumor resection ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    At the time of surgery

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Tumor tissue

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: October 2012
Study Completion Date: May 2013
Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients harboring Glioblastoma


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients harboring Glioblastoma
  • Patient will undergo surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • BMI > 30
  • Liver and Kidney Function so compromised that medication is prescribed
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01712542

Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University
Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, 60528
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals
Principal Investigator: Stephan Duetzmann Goethe University
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Stephan Dützmann, M.D., Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals Identifier: NCT01712542     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: JohannWGUH_Curcumin-01
Study First Received: October 20, 2012
Last Updated: June 1, 2013
Health Authority: Regierungspräsidium Darmstadt: Germany

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Antirheumatic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Central Nervous System Agents processed this record on April 15, 2014