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Palifermin for the Reduction of Oral Mucositis in Single-Dose Evaluation (PROMISE)

2014-08-27 03:53:24 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To evaluate whether palifermin (rHuKGF) administered as a single dose is non-inferior to 3 consecutive doses of palifermin in reducing the incidence of severe oral mucositis (World Health Organization [WHO] grade 3 and 4).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Cancer

Intervention

palifermin, palifermin, Palifermin, palifermin

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Biovitrum

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:53:24-0400

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