Topical Vitamin D3, Diclofenac or a Combination of Both to Treat Basal Cell Carcinoma
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01358045|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 23, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 13, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Basal Cell Carcinoma||Drug: Diclofenac Drug: Diclofenac + Calcitriol Drug: Calcitriol||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||128 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Topical Vitamin D3, Diclofenac or a Combination of Both to Treat Basal Cell Carcinoma|
|Study Start Date :||November 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||February 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2013|
|Active Comparator: Solaraze||
Application on the lesion 2 times a day 8 weeks.
Other Name: Solaraze
|Active Comparator: Solaraze + Silkis||
Drug: Diclofenac + Calcitriol
Application on the lesion 2 times a day, both ointments, 8 weeks.
Other Name: Solaraze + Silkis
|Active Comparator: Silkis||
Application on the lesion, 2 times a day, 8 weeks.
Other Name: Silkis
|No Intervention: No treatment|
- Histological changes in different proliferation and apoptosis markers. [ Time Frame: At baseline and after 8 weeks. ]To determine the change in mean percentage of cells expressing Ki67 and BCL2 after topical application of Calcitriol (Silkis) 3 μg/g, Diclofenac 3% or a combination of both.
- Macroscopic tumour changes [ Time Frame: Baseline and after 8 weeks. ]We want the observe if the tumour will also macroscopically change within 8 weeks of treatment. Things were we will focus on will be size and colour.
- Toleration [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]We want to evaluate if the patients will tolerate the therapy. Main points in here will be irritation of the skin and the amount of time this therapy costs the patients.
- Compliance [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]Data for compliance with the prescribed regimens of either diclofenac sodium-3% gel, calcitriol 3µg/g ointment or a combination of both will be obtained from a personal diary kept by patients and completed once a week during treatment. Compliance was calculated as the number of applications done by the patient divided by the total prescribed number of applications.
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|Maastricht University Medical Center|
|Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands, 6202 AZ|