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Pilot Study "A Study of Atherosclerosis in Patients After Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer"


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18 Years
60 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Female
Atherosclerosis

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Trial Information

Pilot Study "A Study of Atherosclerosis in Patients After Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer"


This study reviews case series of patients with a history of breast cancer treated with
radiotherapy for at least five years. The study measures atherosclerosis by using coronary
and carotid artery calcium scoring.


Inclusion Criteria:



- women dx with ductal carcinoma in situ or breast cancer, stage 0 to stage IIIc, who
received conservative surgery and radiotherapy at least 5 years ago

- less than or equal to age 60

Exclusion Criteria:

- hx of coronary disease prior to tx of ductal carcinoma in situ or breast cancer

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Time Perspective: Retrospective

Outcome Measure:

to compare plaque burden in the coronary and carotid arteries after radiotherapy for breast cancer

Outcome Time Frame:

after 5 years of radiotherapy

Safety Issue:

Yes

Principal Investigator

Alexander Hindenburg, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Winthrop University Hospital

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

05018

NCT ID:

NCT00960401

Start Date:

August 2005

Completion Date:

December 2012

Related Keywords:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • coronary calcium scoring
  • breast cancer patients
  • radiation treatment
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Breast Neoplasms

Name

Location

Winthrop University HospitalMineola, New York  11501