Clinical Trials Update: May 13, 2004

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Ulcerative Colitis Healthy Women Studies

THURSDAY, May 13, 2004 (HealthDayNews) --

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

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

A research study of an investigational medication to treat COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Volunteers who have an established clinical history of COPD and are at least 40 years old may be eligible. Research sites located throughout the United States.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat44.html.

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Ulcerative Colitis

A research study comparing use of an investigational medication versus a placebo drug in men and women with active ulcerative colitis. Volunteers between 18 and 70 who are non-smokers and currently have blood in their stools may be eligible. Research sites located throughout the United States.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat152.html.

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Healthy Women Studies

A research study to evaluate the role of breast ultrasound for the detection of breast cancer, in addition to mammography. Eligible women include those at least 25 years old who have no signs or symptoms of breast cancer and whose breast tissue has been determined to be at least moderately dense as viewed on a mammogram. They also should have at least one of the following: a prior history of breast cancer at least one year ago; a mother, sister or daughter who has had breast cancer; a prior breast biopsy showed results that were atypical; a mutation in a breast cancer gene; radiation treatment to the chest before age 30 and at least 8 years ago; no suspicious breast lumps or any other signs of breast cancer. Research site located in Durham, NC.

More information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat438.html.

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