International Cancer of the Head and Neck, Genetics and Environment (InterCHANGE) Study
Conditions
Evaluate the Association Between Certain Environmental Exposures (e.g. Cigarette Smoking, Alcohol Drinking, Betel Nut Chewing…) and Head and Neck Cancers - Assess the Effect of Genetic Factors, Including Both SNP and Copy Number Variation (CNV) Through Analysis of Both Main Effect and Gene-gene Interaction
Conditions: official terms
Alcohol Drinking - Head and Neck Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
HEAD AND NECK
Study Type
Observational
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
Our overall objective is to understand the role of lifestyle factors, genetics and HPV infection in the development and prognosis of head and neck cancer particularly in Asia.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 80 Years
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

Age 18~80 Incident head and neck cancer patients

- Oral, oropharynx and hypopharynx (C00-C14)

- Laryngreal cancer (C32)

- *Esophageal cancer if possible (C15)

Exclusion Criteria:

- Salivary gland (C07-C08)

- Nasopharynx (C11)

- Thyroid (C79.3)
Location
National Taiwan University Hospital
Tiapei, Taipei, Taiwan
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Pei-Jen Lou - (02)23123456 - pjlou@ntu.edu.tw
Start Date
January 2011
Completion Date
December 2014
Sponsors
National Taiwan University Hospital
Source
National Taiwan University Hospital
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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