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Vol. LXIII, No. 17
August 19, 2011
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Volunteers

The phone numbers for more information about the studies below are 1-866-444- 2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) unless otherwise noted.

Pediatric Cancer Survivors Study

You may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study that will evaluate, screen and provide long-term follow up for any prevalence of childhood cancer-related treatment side effects for cancer survivors. This study will be on an outpatient basis and may require other tests such as MRI and blood draws. If you have had a childhood cancer and are between ages 2-24, you may be eligible to participate. Refer to study 07-CH-0192.

‘Smart Pill’ Study

If you have been diagnosed with acid reflux, peptic ulcer or gastric hypersecre­tion disease, you may be eligible to participate in a study that will measure stomach acid secretions using the SmartPill to compare to other measurement methods. All participants will come to the Clinical Center as outpatients. The study will last approximately 4 days. All study-related tests and medications will be provided at no cost. Participants must be 18 or older and have been diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux, peptic ulcer or gastric hypersecretion disease. Refer to study 08-DK-0138. Se habla español.

Arterial Plaque Study

If you have narrowing of the arteries and are taking statin medication, you may be eligible to participate in a study that will investigate if using magnetic resonance imaging is an effective method of measuring plaque in comparison to other methods available to estimate your risk of heart disease and stroke. All partici­pants will receive statin medication or be willing to modify their current dose. All participants will come to the Clinical Center. The study will last approximately 24 months. All study-related tests and medications will be provided at no cost. Participants must be 55 or older. Refer to study 10-CC-0214. Se habla español.

Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis Research Study

Doctors at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases are conduct­ing a study to improve understanding of how the immune system responds to food allergens and how immune cells contribute to disease in individuals with food allergies and eosinophil-associated gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs). If you have EGID and are 18 to 65 years old, consider participating in this study. There’s no cost for study-related procedures and compensation may be provided. Se habla español. Refer to study 10-I-0196.

Sickle Cell/Leg Ulcers Study

If you have sickle cell disease and have had a leg ulcer for more than 28 days, you may be eligible to participate in a study that will evaluate therapies to improve the healing process for the ulcer. Study participants will be required to travel to NIH for initial screening and to participate in the study. The study duration is approximately 3 months. All study-related tests and medications will be provided at no cost. Compensation is provided. Travel assistance may be available. Refer to study 11-H-0121. Se habla español.

Women’s Health Studies Seek Healthy Volunteers

Healthy women ages 18-65 are invited to participate in outpatient research studies. Compensation is provided. Call (301) 496-9576 and refer to protocols 81-M-0126, 88-M-0131 and 03-M-0138.


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