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Celecoxib in Preventing Colorectal Cancer in Young Patients With a Genetic Predisposition for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis


Phase I Pilot Toxicity/Methods Validation Study of Celecoxib in Genotype-Positive Children With Familial Adenomatous Polyposis


Chemoprevention is the use of certain drugs to keep cancer from forming. The use of celecoxib may keep polyps and colorectal cancer from forming in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis.


This randomized phase I trial is studying the side effects and best dose of celecoxib in treating young patients with a genetic predisposition for familial adenomatous polyposis.

Study Status: Completed


Condition Intervention Phase
Colorectal Cancer
Precancerous Condition
Drug: celecoxib
Other: placebo
Phase 1

Verified by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center November, 2012

Sponsored by: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Information provided by: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center identifier: NCT00685568

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

Patrick M. Lynch, MD, JD., Study Chair

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