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Clinical Trials Update: June 28, 2007

Fungal Infections Prostate Cancer Pancreatitis

(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of Thomson CenterWatch:

Fungal Infections

Ugly thickened toenails may be symptomatic of a fungal infection. This is a 52-week clinical research study for healthy volunteers ages 16-75 years old with toenail fungus infection. Participants will receive study related procedures and compensation for time and travel.

The research site is in Ann Arbor, Mich.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat66.html.

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Prostate Cancer

Provenge is an investigational product designed to activate a man's own antigen presenting cells, a type of immune cell, to fight prostate cancer. Volunteers 18 or older with adenocarcinoma of the prostate that has progressed while on hormone therapy may qualify.

The research site is in Boston, Mass.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat36.html.

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Pancreatitis

This study will evaluate the effectiveness of an investigational drug called pancrelipase delayed release capsules in treating poor digestion due to chronic pancreatitis. Candidates 18 or older who have documented chronic pancreatitis may be eligible.

The research site is in Cedar Knolls, NJ.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat436.html.

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