CLINICAL TRIAL

Treatment for Malignancies

EnrollingByInvitation · 18+ · All Sexes · Minneapolis, MN

Firefighter Soot, Sauna, and Sweat Excretion Pilot Study

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About the trial for Malignancies

Treatment Groups

This trial involves a single treatment. Treatment is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Main TreatmentA portion of participants receive this new treatment to see if it outperforms the control.
Control TreatmentAnother portion of participants receive the standard treatment to act as a baseline.
Sauna (steam)
OTHER

Eligibility

This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 3 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Inclusion & Exclusion Checklist
Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Willingness to refrain from eating barbecued or smoked foods during the duration of the study
You are willing to use a sauna after active fire suppression and to collect sweat samples at that time. show original
You are willing to collect urine samples before, during, and/or after work shift. show original
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Odds of Eligibility
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Approximate Timelines

Please note that timelines for treatment and screening will vary by patient
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: varies
Reporting: Through study completion, when 90 matched samples have been collected
This trial has approximate timelines as follows: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and reporting: Through study completion, when 90 matched samples have been collected.
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Measurement Requirements

This trial is evaluating whether Treatment will improve 1 primary outcome and 1 secondary outcome in patients with Malignancies. Measurement will happen over the course of Through study completion, when 90 matched samples have been collected.

Change in PAHs present in urine
THROUGH STUDY COMPLETION, WHEN 90 MATCHED SAMPLES HAVE BEEN COLLECTED
This study secondarily aims to demonstrate that sauna use immediately after active-duty firefighting will result in significantly changed mean levels of PAH biomarkers in urine as compared to no use of a sauna.
Change of PAHs present in sweat
THROUGH STUDY COMPLETION, WHEN 90 MATCHED SAMPLES HAVE BEEN COLLECTED
This study aims to demonstrate that sauna use immediately after active-duty firefighting will result in a change of PAH biomarkers measurable in sweat.

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Are there any geographic restrictions to consider when applying for this trial?

Patients from any state can participate in this trial, so long as they are able to attend all treatment sessions.

Will my insurance cover participating in this trial?

In order to understand how insurance coverage works for this trial, you will need to contact the study coordinator.

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