FeRIC (Fe dEficiency in ColoRectal Cancer) : An iron infusion with Ferric Carboxymaltose as a technique of improving physiological reserve in iron deficient patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer: a randomized control trial

Male or<br/>FemaleGender Male or
Female

RecruitingStatus Recruiting

Treatment<br/>TrialTypeTreatment
Trial

FourPhase Four

18+Age Over 18

Bowel<br/>CancersCancer LocationBowel
Cancers

Treatment | Bowel (colorectum)Colorectum

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This phase IV trial is trying to determine if giving an iron infusion to iron-deficient colorectal cancer patients who are anaemic versus not anaemic will improve their physical fitness for planned surgery.
 

This trial is treating patients with colorectal cancer.

This is a treatment trial.

You may be excluded from this trial if:

  • You have a certain disease or psychological condition.

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Scientific Title

An iron infusion with Ferric Carboxymaltose as a technique of improving physiological reserve in iron deficient patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer: a randomized control trial

Other Non-Commercial Sponsor

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Summary

Eligible patients will be randomly (by chance) allocated to receive an infusion enriched with 1000mg iron (Ferric Carboxymaltose) OR a saline solution of similar appearance. All participants will receive maximum of 250mls of 0.9% saline solution with or without iron (depending on group) over a 15 minute period. All patients will be monitored for 30 minutes following completion of the infusion. No further blood tests will be required on the day of the infusion.

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Epworth Hospital
Richmond
Ms Jenni Flynn
jenni.flynn@epworth.org.au
03 9936 8206

Epworth Freemasons, Medical Oncology
East Melbourne
Ms Jenni Flynn
jenni.flynn@epworth.org.au
03 9936 8206

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Surgery
Parkville
Ms Tina Thorpe
tina.thorpe@petermac.org
03 9656 1521

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