Effect of a Nutritional Supplement on H&N Cancer Patients
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00296452
Verified February 2006 by Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
To determine if using a nutritionally enhanced supplement will improve mucositis in head and neck cancer patients
Condition or disease
Head and Neck Cancer
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.
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