Progress report: The Arizona phase III study of the effect of wheat bran fiber on recurrence of adenomatous colon polyps

David L. Earnest, Richard E. Sampliner, Denise J. Roe, Barbara Van Leeuwen, Jose Guillen, Mary Reid, Maria Elena Martinez, James R. Marshall, David S. Alberts

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Abstract

A double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III cancer prevention trial in subjects with previous resection of adenomatous colon polyps is nearing completion. The study's primary objective is to evaluate the effects of daily dietary supplementation with large (13.5 g/day) versus small (2.0 g/day) doses of wheat bran fiber for 3 years. A summary of the study design and a progress report are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-45
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Medicine
Volume106
Issue number1 A
StatePublished - Jan 25 1999

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    Earnest, D. L., Sampliner, R. E., Roe, D. J., Van Leeuwen, B., Guillen, J., Reid, M., Martinez, M. E., Marshall, J. R., & Alberts, D. S. (1999). Progress report: The Arizona phase III study of the effect of wheat bran fiber on recurrence of adenomatous colon polyps. American Journal of Medicine, 106(1 A), 43-45.