Clinical Trials Update: Aug. 31, 2009

Heart Disease Rheumatoid Arthritis Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of ClinicalConnection.com:

Heart Disease

To qualify for this study of an investigational medication, you must be 18 or older and have had a heart attack or have had heart surgery.

The research site is in Chicago, Ill.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/condition/heart_disease.aspx.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

This study is for people with rheumatoid arthritis. Participants must be aged 18 to 70, and on a stable dose of methotrexate (15-25 mg.) for at least four weeks.

The research site is in Phoenix, Ariz.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/condition/rheumatoid_arthritis.aspx.

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Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

People with colorectal cancer that has metastasized (spread) may qualify for this study of an investigational regimen consisting of a human monoclonal antibody combined with chemotherapy.

The research site is in Paducah, Ky.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/condition/cancer.aspx.

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