Clinical Trials Update: July 15, 2005
Constipation Healthy Patient Studies Lung Cancer
(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of CenterWatch:
A research study of an investigational medication for the treatment of constipation caused by narcotic pain medications. Volunteers who are currently taking narcotics to relieve pain and who regularly suffer from constipation may be eligible. Study medications, study-required medical examinations and laboratory evaluations will be provided to participants at no cost. Research site located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Healthy Patient Studies
A research study to examine why some people do not respond to the benefits of aspirin therapy (i.e. cardioprotection or decreasing the risk of heart attack and/or stroke). Volunteers between 18 and 55 who are in good health, are within 30 percent of ideal body weight, and are non-smoking men or non-smoking and non-pregnant women may be eligible. Research site located in Philadelphia, Penn.
A research study to compare two medications in patients who have small cell lung cancer (SCLC) that is no longer responding to treatment. Volunteers who have been diagnosed with resistant or refractory small cell lung cancer and who have had only one prior chemotherapy regimen (prior topotecan is not allowed) may be eligible. Research sites located in St. Louis, Mo.; Shreveport, Louisiana; and Miami, Fla.
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