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Epigenetic Testing for Breast Cancer Risk Stratification

30 Years
79 Years
Not Enrolling
Breast Cancer

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Trial Information

Epigenetic Testing for Breast Cancer Risk Stratification

Inclusion Criteria:

- Women between the ages of 30 and 79.

- Untreated stage 1 - 3 invasive breast cancer or a woman never diagnosed with breast

- BI-RADS 1, 2, or 3 breast imaging within 12 months for women >40 years of age
recruited into the control group.

Exclusion Criteria:

- <30 or >80 years of age

- Unable to provide informed consent

- Presence of an undefined palpable or mammographic breast lesion suspicious for
malignancy (BIRADS 4 or 5)

- Breast implants

- Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy

- Any prior breasts irradiation

- Any systemic chemotherapy in the past

- Performance status that restricted normal activity for a significant portion of the

- Use of luteinizing-hormone-releasing-hormone (LHRH) analogs, prolactin inhibitors,
antiandrogens, or systemic glucocorticoids within three months

- Ever use of tamoxifen, raloxifene, or other SERMs

- Ever use of aromatase inhibitors

- Pregnancy or lactation within six months

- Bleeding diathesis of any kind

1. Inherited coagulation disorder

2. Current coumadin use

3. Use of drugs that inhibit platelet aggregation within 10 days

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Principal Investigator

David Euhus, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

UT Southwetsren Medical Center


United States: Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)

Study ID:

STU 092011-047



Start Date:

January 2012

Completion Date:

January 2015

Related Keywords:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Neoplasms



Ut Southwestern Medical CenterDallas, Texas  75390