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Characterizing the Pancreatic Cancer Proteome From Pancreatic Juice

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02277834
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 29, 2014
Last Update Posted : May 13, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Brief Summary:
Currently, X-rays and blood tests often miss pancreatic cancer. In this study, we are collecting and studying the fluid produced by the pancreas as a way to detect pancreatic cancer at an earlier stage.

Condition or disease
Pancreatic Cancer

Detailed Description:

Pancreatic cancer is very difficult to detect and treat, and patients with this cancer generally live fewer years than patients with other types of cancer. Part of the reason why pancreatic cancer is so hard to treat is because it is usually discovered when it is too advanced to be able to treat. The goal of this protocol is to find a way to detect pancreatic cancer earlier, when it is still treatable in order to improve the survival of patients.

The pancreas is a gland which produces digestive juices that mix with food in the intestines. Normal patients as well as patients with pancreatic cancer produce these juices. Other researchers have collected this fluid from very small numbers of patients and their results suggest that pancreatic fluid can be used to detect pancreatic cancer. One of the major issues with these results is that pancreatic fluid from only a very few number of patients has been collected and analyzed. In order to find out whether the pancreatic fluid can be used as a standard test for pancreatic cancer, the fluid from a greater number of patients needs to be analyzed. Also, of all the different chemicals in the pancreatic fluid, in this study we will try to figure out what the most important chemicals are in diagnosing pancreatic cancer.


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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 9 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Characterizing the Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Proteome From Pancreatic Juice
Study Start Date : August 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2016

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Group/Cohort
pancreatic adenocarcinoma
15 patients receiving Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography with suspected pancreatic adenocarcinoma (localized or metastatic).
chronic pancreatitis
15 patients with a history of chronic pancreatitis that are having Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography .
non-pancreatic, non-neoplastic disorders
15 patients undergoing an Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography for non-pancreatic, non-neoplastic indications.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Compare the proteomic signature of pancreatic adenocarcinoma , pancreatic cancer and control participants to the disease process [ Time Frame: 120 months from First subject enrolled ]
    Characterization of the proteomic signature of patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma, pancreatic cancer, and control participants. This will be accomplished by classifying a group or set of similar proteomic profiles(once we(once we have developed from the samples obtained a list of known proteomic profiles taht are found in all pancreatic adenocarcinoma subjects) that are specific to the disease process,of pancreatic adenocarcinoma.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Compare the proteomic profile between pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis [ Time Frame: 120 months from First subject enrolled ]
    Using the discovered pancreatic adenocarcinoma proteomic profile we will differentiate a documentable difference from pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis


Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

samples will be in 3 differant cohorts;

  1. Subject with biopsy-proven Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma of the pancreas
  2. Subjects witha diagnosis of Pancreatitis
  3. Subject with NO pancreatic abnormality


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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Group A: Participants with a confirmed diagnosis of a pancreatic adenocarcinoma will be enrolled in this study. Potential participants will be identified from the Surgical Oncology and Gastroenterology outpatient settings.

Group B: Participants with a confirmed diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis will be enrolled in this study. Participants will be derived from the Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Surgery outpatient setting.

Group C: Participants undergoing endoscopy for non-pancreatic, non-neoplastic indications. The typical patient population we anticipate recruiting to this group with be those with non-malignant, non-pancreatitis biliary calculous disease. Participants will be derived from the Gastroenterology outpatient setting.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:Group A:

  1. Male or females that have suspected pancreatic adenocarcinoma, localized or metastatic.
  2. The pancreatic adenocarcinoma must be active, with active intra-pancreatic tumor documented within the last 3 months by CT or MRI scan.
  3. At least 19 years of age. (All Cohorts)
  4. In the Investigator's judgment, participant is mentally competent to provide informed consent to participate in the study. (All Cohorts)
  5. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group(ECOG) performance status of 0-2. (All Cohorts)
  6. Negative urine pregnancy test at screening, if applicable. (All Cohorts)
  7. The patient must already have a completed, active consent for either endoscopic ultrasound(EUS) and/or endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) at University of Alabama at Birmingham(UAB). (All Cohorts)

Group B:

  1. Male or female patients that have had chronic pancreatitis for at least 6 months.
  2. CT abdomen or MRI abdomen within the last 3 months demonstrating no suspicion of pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

Group C:

1.Male or female patients already scheduled to undergo upper endoscopy for non-pancreatic, non-neoplastic indications.

Exclusion Criteria:Group A:

  1. The participant is medically unfit to undergo upper endoscopy.
  2. No cancer-directed therapy administered within the last 3 months. This includes any of the following: surgical resection, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunologic or biologic therapy.
  3. Participants with a known allergy to secretin.
  4. Participants who are pregnant or lactating, or intending to become pregnant during the study.
  5. Participants of childbearing potential who refuse a pregnancy test.
  6. Participants who, in the opinion of the Investigator, should not be included in the study for any reason, including inability to follow study procedures.
  7. Participants who have participated in an investigational surgical, drug, or device study within the past 30 days.
  8. Participants who currently have a biliary stent in place.
  9. Mental condition rendering the subject unable to understand the nature, scope, and possible consequences of the study.
  10. The endoscopic pancreatic biopsy does not show adenocarcinoma.

Group B:

  1. The participant is medically unfit to undergo upper endoscopy.
  2. The participant has a suspicion of pancreatic adenocarcinoma on imaging within the last 3 months.
  3. Participants with a known allergy to secretin.
  4. Participants who are pregnant or lactating, or intending to become pregnant during the study.
  5. Participants of childbearing potential who refuse a pregnancy test.
  6. Participants who, in the opinion of the Investigator, should not be included in the study for any reason, including inability to follow study procedures.
  7. Participants who have participated in an investigational surgical, drug, or device study within the past 30 days.
  8. Participants who currently have a biliary stent in place.
  9. Mental condition rendering the subject unable to understand the nature, scope, and possible consequences of the study.

Group C:

  1. The participant is medically unfit to undergo upper endoscopy.
  2. The participant has a history of, or current clinical suspicion of pancreatic adenocarcinoma or pancreatitis.
  3. The participant has a history of any type of gastrointestinal malignancy within the last 5 years.
  4. Participants with a known allergy to secretin.
  5. Participants who are pregnant or lactating, or intending to become pregnant during the study.
  6. Participants of childbearing potential who refuse a pregnancy test.
  7. Participants who, in the opinion of the Investigator, should not be included in the study for any reason, including inability to follow study procedures.
  8. Participants who have participated in an investigational surgical, drug, or device study within the past 30 days.
  9. Participants who currently have a biliary stent in place.
  10. Mental condition rendering the subject unable to understand the nature, scope, and possible consequences of the study.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02277834


Locations
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United States, Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Carlo M Contreras, MD University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Responsible Party: University of Alabama at Birmingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02277834     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UAB 1361
First Posted: October 29, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 13, 2016
Last Verified: May 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pancreatic Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases