Clinical Trial VICCPED0974
Avoidance of Sun Exposure in Patients who Have Had Allogenic Stem Cell Transplants: Effects on Vitamin D Levels and Bone Turnover Markers
- Protocol No. VICCPED0974
- Open Date: 09/10/2009
- Staging: Pilot
- Age Group: Children
- Scope: Local
- Objective: To identify the prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and vitamin D deficiency in the first year post transplant. To identify host, treatment, dietary and environmental risk factors for vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency. Identify abnormalities in bone turnover and their association with vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency. Develop a biorepository of cryopreserved pre-transplant peripheral blood lymphocytes for the future evaluation of vitamin D receptor genetic polymorphisms.
- Disease Sites: Pediatrics; Leukemia; Lymphoma
- Therapies: Correlative
- Drugs: None Specified
- Participating Institutions: Vanderbilt University
- Secondary Protocol No: Not Specified
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