Low Fat Diet to Prevent Disease Progression in Patients With Skin Cancer
Recruitment status was Active, not recruiting
|First Received Date ICMJE||November 1, 1999|
|Last Updated Date||February 6, 2009|
|Start Date ICMJE||April 1989|
|Primary Completion Date||Not Provided|
|Current Primary Outcome Measures ICMJE||Not Provided|
|Original Primary Outcome Measures ICMJE||Not Provided|
|Change History||Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00003097 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site|
|Current Secondary Outcome Measures ICMJE||Not Provided|
|Original Secondary Outcome Measures ICMJE||Not Provided|
|Current Other Outcome Measures ICMJE||Not Provided|
|Original Other Outcome Measures ICMJE||Not Provided|
|Brief Title ICMJE||Low Fat Diet to Prevent Disease Progression in Patients With Skin Cancer|
|Official Title ICMJE||Skin Cancer Prophylaxis by Low-Fat Dietary Intervention|
RATIONALE: A low-fat, balanced diet may prevent disease progression in patients with nonmelanomatous skin cancer.
PURPOSE: Randomized phase II trial to study the effectiveness of a low-fat, balanced diet to prevent disease progression in patients with nonmelanomatous skin cancer.
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine whether intervention with a low-fat balanced diet will prolong the disease-free survival time in patients presenting with nonmelanomatous skin cancer and having a history of not more than two previous skin cancers. II. Assess the effect of this intervention on numbers of tumors during the two year follow-up period. III. Determine the incidence of new skin cancer in the control, nonintervention population.
OUTLINE: This is a randomized study. Patients are randomized into the Dietary Intervention or Nonintervention groups. The control group has initial and follow up assessment of eating habits. The dietary intervention group also has initial and follow up assessment of eating habits that have been changed to reduce fat intake to one-half of the amount in the average American diet with a subsequent increase of carbohydrates to compensate for total caloric intake. Both groups have assessment of clinical status of skin cancer at 4 month intervals for 24 months. Patients are followed for two years.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Approximately 175 patients will be accrued in the first 3 years of this study.
|Study Type ICMJE||Interventional|
|Study Phase||Phase 2|
|Study Design ICMJE||Primary Purpose: Prevention|
|Condition ICMJE||Non-Melanomatous Skin Cancer|
|Intervention ICMJE||Other: preventative dietary intervention|
|Study Arm (s)||Not Provided|
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|Recruitment Status ICMJE||Active, not recruiting|
|Estimated Enrollment ICMJE||175|
|Completion Date||Not Provided|
|Primary Completion Date||Not Provided|
|Eligibility Criteria ICMJE||
DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically confirmed basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin No more than two prior skin carcinomas Must not have genetic predisposition to skin cancer (i.e., xeroderma pigmentosum, basal cell nevous syndrome)
PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: 15 and over Race: Caucasian Performance status: Not specified Life expectancy: Not specified Hematopoietic: Not specified Hepatic: Not specified Renal: Not specified Other: No therapeutic diet that requires fat intake greater than 20% of total calories No untreated systemic malignancy No history of arsenic ingestion Not diabetic
PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: Biologic therapy: Not specified Chemotherapy: Not specified Endocrine therapy: No concurrent systemic steroids Radiotherapy: No prior x-ray therapy for acne No prior/concurrent ultraviolet light (PUVA or UVB) therapy for psoriasis Surgery: Not specified Other: No concurrent megavitamin or mineral supplementation At least 5 years since treatment with antimetabolites, folic acid inhibitors, alkalating agents, etc.
|Ages||15 Years and older|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers||No|
|Contacts ICMJE||Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects|
|Location Countries ICMJE||United States|
|NCT Number ICMJE||NCT00003097|
|Other Study ID Numbers ICMJE||CDR0000065820, BCM-H-109, NCI-P97-0105|
|Has Data Monitoring Committee||Not Provided|
|Responsible Party||Not Provided|
|Study Sponsor ICMJE||Baylor College of Medicine|
|Collaborators ICMJE||National Cancer Institute (NCI)|
|Information Provided By||National Cancer Institute (NCI)|
|Verification Date||October 2007|
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