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2011.12.15 Weekly Broadcast Email

There following updates were made to the CCCWFU CCOP Research Base website for the week of December 12, 2011.

97609(Impact of Genomics and Exposures on Disparities in Breast Cancer Radiosensitivity)
Announcement from Lab Staff:

Due to the upcoming holiday, samples will be accepted by the lab Monday (12/19) through Wednesday (12/21) and Tuesday (12/27)  through Wednesday (12/28.) 

98110  (ArginMax for Prostate Cancer Survivors Treated with Radiotherapy)

Announcement from study PI:

As a reminder, our dose finding study of ArginMax for prostate cancer survivors treated with radiotherapy remains open for accrual.  To date, we have accrued 70 + patients of a planned 140 averaging nearly 6 patients per month.  We appreciate the robust accrual to date and overall support of this study.  During the past month, we have noticed a slight dip in accrual. We encourage all sites to continue either their excellent accrual or consider opening this study.  With your continued robust support, we are likely to finish this study in about 1 more year.  If there are questions regarding accrual please do not hesitate to contact me or the study team.  


James J. Urbanic, M.D.

98301  (A Phase II Study of St. John's Wort for the Treatment of Hot Flushes in Women with a History of Breast Cancer)

The 2011 WFU Continuing Review has been added to the website.


91105 (Phase III Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Study of Donepezil in Irradiated Brain Tumor Patients)
Announcement from study PI:

91105 is nearing completion of enrollment with 197 of 200 participants enrolled. We still need 3 additional enrollments to reach our goal, however. Please try to help us reach our goal by December. This study will be closed to enrollment at the end of this month.  Also, please send in the MRIs as soon as possible so we can process your reimbursement. Thanks!!

Steve Rapp, PhD, PI

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