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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the basis for the reported good effects of antioxidant supplementation. A blood test using Mass Spectrometry will measure DNA damage which is expected to decrease with antioxidant administration and therefore decrease the risk of cancer.
In this pilot study, the overall purpose is to establish the molecular basis for the hypothesis that oxidative stress is a risk factor for cancer. This will be achieved by establishing base line levels of oxidative DNA damage in a population of healthy individuals before and after taking antioxidant and mineral supplements for 8 weeks.
Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
1 tablet composed of antioxidants and minerals
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
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Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:05-0400
It is known that people with cancer are using antioxidant vitamins at high rates. It is not known if these vitamins are safe to use during cancer treatment. It is not known if common vitam...
The trial aimed to examine the effects of supplementation with antioxidants and folinic acid on the health, growth and psychomotor development of children with Down syndrome. 156 children ...
The purpose of this study is to try and understand if there is added benefit or increased harm when antioxidant nutritional supplements are added to traditional chemotherapy in the treatme...
The aim of the Antioxidant Study is to compare the efficacy of foods naturally rich in antioxidants with that of antioxidants in a pill form on markers of inflammation and plasma cholester...
To assess the clinical course, prognosis, and risk factors of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataract. To evaluate, in randomized clinical trials, the effects of pharmacologic...
The study aimed to assess the feasibility and acceptability of an innovative tablet-assisted self-reported symptom assessment among newly diagnosed lung cancer patients.
Group medical consultations (GMCs) provide individual medical visits in the presence of ≤7 peer-patients. In the follow-up of breast cancer, we evaluated the efficacy of a new type of blended care M...
Cancer is a relevant public health problem, that represents the second leading cause of death. In this regard, cisplatin is a highly effective antineoplastic drug used in treatment of several types of...
Rapid tablet disintegration is a requirement for the efficient dissolution of the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) from immediate release tablets. From the mechanistic viewpoint, tablet disinteg...
Epidemiologic evidence indicates that diabetes may increase risk of breast cancer (BC) and mortality in patients with cancer. The pathophysiological relationships between diabetes and cancer are not f...
A cancer registry mandated under the National Cancer Act of 1971 to operate and maintain a population-based cancer reporting system, reporting periodically estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a continuing project of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Among its goals, in addition to assembling and reporting cancer statistics, are the monitoring of annual cancer incident trends and the promoting of studies designed to identify factors amenable to cancer control interventions. (From National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 91-3074, October 1990)
A nucleoside component of DNA composed of CYTOSINE and DEOXYRIBOSE.
POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS composed of three fused BENZENE rings.
A deoxycytidine derivative and fluorouracil PRODRUG that is used as an ANTINEOPLASTIC ANTIMETABOLITE in the treatment of COLON CANCER; BREAST CANCER and GASTRIC CANCER.
Heterocyclic compounds where the ring system is composed of three CARBON atoms, a SULFUR and NITROGEN atoms.
Bioinformatics is the application of computer software and hardware to the management of biological data to create useful information. Computers are used to gather, store, analyze and integrate biological and genetic information which can then be applied...
Head and neck cancers
Cancer can occur in any of the tissues or organs in the head and neck. There are over 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area. Mouth cancers (oral cancers) - Mouth cancer can develop on the lip, the tongue, the floor...
Stress is caused by your perception of situations around you and then the reaction of your body to them. The automatic stress response to unexpected events is known as 'fight or flight'. Discovered by Walter Cannon in 1932, it is the release of h...