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To be eligible to enroll in a study you MUST be enrolled as a DEERS-eligible service member, dependent, retiree, or DOD civilian.

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Exploring the Natural History of Traumatic Brain Injury within a Military Cohort 

Official Title: Exploring the Natural History of Traumatic Brain Injury within a Military Cohort – A Longitudinal Database and Blood Banking Study
Date Window: 4/26/2013 - 4/1/2028
Contact for Details: For more information please call 855-753-3394 or email natural.history1@dvbic.org
Summary: If you served in the military after October 2001, you may be eligible to participate in a reserach study requested by Congress. We are currently recruiting service members and veterans who 1) have incurred a TBI since 2001, 2) incurred a bodily injury that was not a TBI since 2011 or 3) have served at any point since 2001 but were not injured.
The purpose of the study is to increase our understanding of the long term effects of trumatic brain injury on service members and veterans. Participation will include short yearly appointments. Each visit will last either 2 hours or 2 days and will occure once per year for up to 15 years. You may elect to participate only in web-based and telephone measures.

Your participant could contribute to knowledge that could improve the care of your fellow service members and veterans. You may be compensated for your participation.

Proton Radiation Therapy for Low Risk and Low-Intermediate Risk Cancer of the Prostate

Official Title: A Trial of Proton Radiation Therapy Using Standard Fractionation for Low Risk and Low-Intermediate Risk Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate
Date Window: 11/30/2010 - 11/30/2020
Contact for Details: Jean Petrov, RN MS (301) 295-5010; Kathleen Noel, RN MS (301) 400-0507
Summary: The purpose is to determine the toxicities, safety of the proton radiation therapy and the quality of life with proton therapy in the treatment of low risk and low-intermediate risk adenocarcinoma of the prostate.
http://www.Clinitical Trials.gov (NCT01045226)
 

Proton Therapy in Larger Doses/Fewer Treatments for Low and Intermediate Risk Cancer of the Prostate

Official Title: A Trial of Proton Radiation Therapy or Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Using Mild Hypofractionation for Low and Intermediate-Risk Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate
Date Window: 5/30/2012 - 5/30/2020
Contact for Details: Jean Petrov, RN MS (301) 295-5010; Kathleen Noel, RN MS (301) 400-0507
Summary: The purpose is to determine toxicities, freedom from failure, safety of the proton radiation therapy treatment and the quality of life with proton therapy in the treatment of low and intermediate-risk adenocarcinoma of the prostate.
http://www.ClinicalTrials.gov (NCT01352429)

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3rd Floor, Suite C

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