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Cure Rates of Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma Following 1 Versus 3 Cycles of Electrodessication & Curettage: A Randomized Prospective Study


Phase 4
18 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma

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Trial Information

Cure Rates of Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma Following 1 Versus 3 Cycles of Electrodessication & Curettage: A Randomized Prospective Study


Inclusion Criteria:



- Untreated, biopsy proven superficial type basal cell carcinoma (BCC-S) on the trunk
and/or extremities

- Age greater than 21

- Women with childbearing potential (including those who are pregnant/lactating)

- Able to provide written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

- Aggressive histology on initial biopsy (i.e. morpheaform, infiltrative, desmoplastic,
or purely micronodular)

- Prior history of BCC or other skin cancer at the same location

- Lesion > 2 cm

- Patients with basal cell nevus syndrome

- Transplant patients

- Immunocompromised patients

- Recurrent BCC

- Greater than 2 BCC-S on the trunk and/or extremities

- Prisoners

- Allergy to lidocaine or epinephrine

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

The primary goal of the study is to determine whether there is a difference in cure rates of superficial BCC following one cycle of ED&C versus three cycles of ED&C.

Outcome Time Frame:

base line, every 3 months until 12 month completion

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Joyce Teng, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

H-2007-0252

NCT ID:

NCT00994240

Start Date:

May 2008

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Carcinoma
  • Carcinoma, Basal Cell

Name

Location

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of DermatologyMadison, Wisconsin  53715