High taurine and saturated fat diet for Colorectal Cancer
This trial will study how taurocholic acid metabolism by gut bacteria affects African American subjects' risk for colorectal cancer.
- Colorectal Cancer
1 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline and post-diet (day 22) for each of the two 3-week diets
2 Treatment Groups
High taurine and saturated fat diet
1 of 2
Low in taurine and saturated fat diet
1 of 2
44 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups
Primary Treatment: High taurine and saturated fat diet · No Placebo Group · N/A
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 45 - 75 · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Who else is applying?
What state do they live in?
How old are they?
|18 - 65||100.0%|
What site did they apply to?
|Rush University Medical Center and University of Illinois at Chicago||100.0%|
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
|Did not meet criteria||100.0%|
How responsive is this trial?
Typically responds via
Average response time
- < 2 Days
Most responsive sites:
- Rush University Medical Center and University of Illinois at Chicago: < 48 hours
Frequently Asked Questions
Are elderly citizens being included in this research?
"The age range for this particular clinical trial is 45 to 75 years old. In contrast, there are 34 trials involving patients below 18 and 808 trials centering around those over 65." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are new participants still being accepted for this research project?
"That is accurate. The clinical trial detailed on clinicaltrials.gov has open recruitment and was first posted on 8/1/2018. As of the most recent update on 8/22/2022, the study is looking for 44 participants from 1 site." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What are the prerequisites for joining this clinical trial?
"The aim of this clinical study is to enroll 44 African American patients with colorectal carcinoma who meet the following conditions: aged 45-75, have an elevated C-reactive protein, are obese, have an increased risk for CRC as defined by having 3 or more adenomatous polyps or 1 adenomatous polyp larger than 1 cm in the last 5 years, be in good general health without any major lifestyle changes planned in the next 6 months, and finally be willing to maintain their current activity level. This trial is only open to post-menopausal women." - Anonymous Online Contributor
How many people are enrolled in this research project?
"That is right, the listing on clinicaltrials.gov specifies that this research is recruiting patients as we speak. This trial was initially posted on 8/1/2018 and was last updated on 8/22/2022. The team conducting the study needs to enroll 44 individuals from 1 location." - Anonymous Online Contributor