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Effect of a Nutritional Supplement on H&N Cancer Patients

2014-08-27 03:45:57 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To determine if using a nutritionally enhanced supplement will improve mucositis in head and neck cancer patients

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.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Head and Neck Cancer

Intervention

behavior

Location

Hines VA Hospital
Hines
Illinois
United States
60141

Status

Recruiting

Source

Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:45:57-0400

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