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Effect of a Nutritional Supplement on H&N Cancer Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2006 by Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital Identifier:
First received: February 23, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2006
History: No changes posted
To determine if using a nutritionally enhanced supplement will improve mucositis in head and neck cancer patients

Condition Intervention
Head and Neck Cancer
Behavioral: behavior

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of an Enhanced Nutritional Supplement on Head and Neck Cancer Patients

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Further study details as provided by Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • severity of mucositis

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • weight loss, quality of life

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: February 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2006
Detailed Description:
H&N cancer patients will be randomized to receive either a nutritionally enhanced product or standard treatment. The patients in both groups will receive nutritional counseling weekly by the RD. Anthropometric measures, available lab values, mucositis grade, and quality of life measures will be compared between groups.

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Head and neck cancer 1st.2nd wk Rx read &wrte eng

Exclusion Criteria:

  • receiving hospice impaired cognition
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00296452

Contact: Sharon Foley, MS 708-202-2343 ext 22343

United States, Illinois
Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital Recruiting
Hines, Illinois, United States, 60141
Contact: Sharon Foley, MS    708-202-2343 ext 22343   
Hines VA Hospital Suspended
Hines, Illinois, United States, 60141
Sponsors and Collaborators
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
Principal Investigator: Sharon Foley, MS Hines VA Hosptial
Principal Investigator: carol bier-laning, MD Hines VA Hospital
  More Information Identifier: NCT00296452     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0033
Study First Received: February 23, 2006
Last Updated: February 23, 2006

Keywords provided by Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms processed this record on May 22, 2017