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Effects of a Genistein Concentrated Polysaccharide (GCP) for Prostate Cancer on Active Surveillance.

2014-08-27 03:34:07 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Genistein Combined Polysaccharide (GCP) may play a role as a secondary chemopreventive agent in the treatment of localized prostate cancer.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Prostate Cancer

Intervention

Placebo, GCP - Genistein Combined Polysaccharide

Status

Completed

Source

University of California, Davis

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:34:07-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.

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