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Effect of a Nutritional Supplement on H&N Cancer Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00296452
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2006 by Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : February 27, 2006
Last Update Posted : February 27, 2006
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Information provided by:
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital

February 23, 2006
February 27, 2006
February 27, 2006
February 2006
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severity of mucositis
Same as current
No Changes Posted
weight loss, quality of life
Same as current
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Effect of a Nutritional Supplement on H&N Cancer Patients
The Effect of an Enhanced Nutritional Supplement on Head and Neck Cancer Patients
To determine if using a nutritionally enhanced supplement will improve mucositis in head and neck cancer patients
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.
Interventional
Not Applicable
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Head and Neck Cancer
Behavioral: behavior
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Unknown status
40
Same as current
February 2006
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Inclusion Criteria:

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

Exclusion Criteria:

  • receiving hospice impaired cognition
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
30 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
 
NCT00296452
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Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Sharon Foley, MS Hines VA Hosptial
Principal Investigator: carol bier-laning, MD Hines VA Hospital
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
February 2006

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