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The purpose of this study is to find molecular signs (biomarkers) to better understand the role of green tea as an anti-cancer and anti-inflammation agent in women with newly-diagnosed ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).
Many studies have shown that green tea may have anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory effects in cancer cells and animal models of breast cancer. Some studies have found that Asian women who drink many cups of green tea have lower rates of breast cancer. Green tea may have an effect on proliferative and inflammatory pathways. Women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) have been found to have inflammation in the breast tissue surrounding DCIS lesions. Inflammatory pathways are being studied for a possible link to cancer. This study is designed to evaluate changes in biomarkers of proliferation, inflammation, and angiogenesis in response to green tea intake.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
The University of Chicago
University of Chicago
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:14-0400
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An invasive (infiltrating) CARCINOMA of the mammary ductal system (MAMMARY GLANDS) in the human BREAST.
Malignant neoplasms involving the ductal systems of any of a number of organs, such as the MAMMARY GLANDS, the PANCREAS, the PROSTATE, or the LACRIMAL GLAND.
A lesion with cytological characteristics associated with invasive carcinoma but the tumor cells are confined to the epithelium of origin, without invasion of the basement membrane.
Carcinoma that arises from the PANCREATIC DUCTS. It accounts for the majority of cancers derived from the PANCREAS.
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