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Clinical Trials Update: Jan. 7, 2003

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Prostate Cancer

(HealthDayNews) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of CenterWatch:

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

The Pediatric Psychopharmacology Department at the Massachusetts General Hospital is looking for adults, ages 18-60, with symptoms of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to participate in a research study designed to examine the safety and efficacy of an investigational drug. Research site located in Boston, Massachusetts.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat499.html.

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Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

A research study for patients with a blood disorder called myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) who are dependent on repeat blood transfusions. This study involves treatment with high dose pulse administration (HDPA) DN-101 (calcitriol) that may improve symptoms of fatigue and reduce the need for the repeat transfusions. Research sites located throughout the United States.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat516.html.

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Prostate Cancer

A research trial for patients with androgen independent prostate cancer (AIPC) -- prostate cancer that is no longer responding to hormonal therapy -- who are now candidates for treatment with Taxotere. Research sites located throughout the United States.

More Information

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

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