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(xIRB NCI CIRB) Alliance A211801: BRCA-P: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multi-Center, International Phase 3 Study to determine the Preventive Effect of Denosumab on Breast Cancer in Women carrying a BRCA1 Germline Mutation
This phase III trial compares denosumab to placebo for the prevention of breast cancer in women with a BRCA1 germline mutation. A germline mutation is an inherited gene change which, in the BRCA1 gene, is associated with an increased risk of breast and other cancers. Denosumab is a monoclonal antibody that is used to treat bone loss in order to reduce the risk of bone fractures in healthy people, and to reduce new bone growths in cancer patients whose cancer has spread to their bones. Research has shown that denosumab may also reduce the risk of developing breast cancer in women carrying a BRCA1 germline mutation.
Note: This is only a partial description of the study. Please contact the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University if you are interested in the trial.
Some of the eligibility criteria include:
Note: This is only a partial list of eligibility criteria. Please contact the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University for complete screening information if you are interested in this clinical trial.