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This is a clinical research study that is designed to determine if there is a potential benefit of green tea to help treat and prevent therapy induced mucositis, which is mouth sores caused by chemotherapy.
The overall objective of this study is to assess the effect of green tea on reducing the incidence or severity of chemotherapy (with or without radiotherapy) induced mucositis in patients receiving standard therapy that will produce a very high likelihood of oral, esophageal, or gastrointestinal mucositis (e.g. high dose chemotherapy with stem cell reconstitution in patients with multiple myeloma; concurrent 5-FU/ cisplatin and radiotherapy to the head and neck area; patients receiving paclitaxel).
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Administration of the antineoplastic
Cancer Institute of New Jersey
University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:50:39-0400
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Administration of antineoplastic agents together with an embolizing vehicle. This allows slow release of the agent as well as obstruction of the blood supply to the neoplasm.
Administration of a drug or chemical by the individual under the direction of a physician. It includes administration clinically or experimentally, by human or animal.
An INFLAMMATION of the MUCOSA with burning or tingling sensation. It is characterized by atrophy of the squamous EPITHELIUM, vascular damage, inflammatory infiltration, and ulceration. It usually occurs at the mucous lining of the MOUTH, the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT or the airway due to chemical irritations, CHEMOTHERAPY, or radiation therapy (RADIOTHERAPY).
The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.
The administration of drugs through the nasal passage.
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