Condition category
Cancer
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
17/09/2012
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr Martin White

ORCID ID

Contact details

North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Cumberland Infirmary
Carlisle
CA2 7HY
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0055143763

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does EPA supplementation affect patients' quality of life and survival with known esophageal and proximal gastric cancer who are receiving non-curative treatments?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Quality of life

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Cancer: Gastrointestinal

Intervention

Patients, after obtaining informed consent, are randomly assigned one of the nutritional supplements, both of similar calorific value but one contains EPA.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Measurements of QoL, weight etc. are made at monthly interval, follow-up until death.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/06/2002

Overall trial end date

30/06/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients with histologically diagnosed oesophageal or proximal gastric cancer that are not receiving curative treatment.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/06/2002

Recruitment end date

30/06/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Carlisle
CA2 7HY
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes