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Chemoprevention Trial in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) Coli Using EPA

key information

study id #: NCT00510692

condition: Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Coli, FAP

status: completed

purpose:

This purpose of this study is to investigate whether the number and size of rectal polyps can be reduced in patients with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) by using a highly-purified form of a naturally occurring substance, the omega-3 fatty acid, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).

intervention:
Drug: Eicosapentanoic Acid (EPA)
Procedure: Endoscopy
Procedure: Biopsies taken
Drug: Placebo

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