Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) for Colon Cancer

Phase < 1
Led By Sukeshi Patel, MD
Research Sponsored by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Must not have
Be younger than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up1 year
Awards & highlights
No Placebo-Only Group

Study Summary

This trial is for patients with colon or rectal cancer who haven't received any treatment yet. If they're eligible for surgery, they'll be enrolled and given the chance to either have surgery alone or surgery with a new type of chemotherapy.

Eligible Conditions
  • Colon Cancer


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~1 year
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 1 year for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Change in methylation from baseline when compared to the control arm

Side effects data

From 2022 Phase 1 trial • 39 Patients • NCT04177693
Migraine after vaccine
Study treatment Arm
EGCG Daily Alone.
EGCG With Clomiphene Citrate
EGCG With Letrozole

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)Experimental Treatment1 Intervention
Patients randomized to the EGCG arm, will start EGCG within 4-12 weeks of surgery and take EGCG 450 mg PO twice a day.
Group II: Observation OnlyActive Control1 Intervention
Standard of care surgical resection followed by standard of care colonoscopy at year.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Green tea leaf
Not yet FDA approved

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Who is running the clinical trial?

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioLead Sponsor
431 Previous Clinical Trials
83,194 Total Patients Enrolled
Sukeshi Patel, MD5.01 ReviewsPrincipal Investigator - CTRC (Cancer Therapy and Research Center) at UTHSCSA
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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Colon Cancer Research Study Groups: epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), Observation Only

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Are there any other experiments that have been conducted utilizing Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)?

"Currently, 3 clinical trials are in-progress that investigate Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) with none being at the Phase 3 stage. Despite this, there are a total of 296 research facilities across the world conducting these studies, most notably in Fort Collins, Colorado."

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Are there any available opportunities for participants in this experiment?

"Affirmative. As per the information on clinicaltrials.gov, this study is actively seeking participants and was initially listed in January 31st 2017 with its most recent update being December 13th 2021. The sample size consists of 50 patients from a single location."

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How many people is this study recruiting?

"Affirmative. The clinical trial registry hosted on clinicaltrials.gov discloses that the study, which was first posted on January 31st 2017, is now actively recruiting 50 participants from 1 different medical site."

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~5 spots leftby Sep 2024