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This randomised, double-blind study will compare an oral immunomodulatory solution to a placebo for the prevention of acute severe mucositis in head and neck cancer patients treated surgically and concomitantly with radiochemotherapy. The investigators expect a decrease of 25% of severe acute mucositis in experimental arm.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Severe Acute Mucositis
Oral Impact, Placebo
Centre Val d'Aurelle-Paul Lamarque
Centre Val d'Aurelle - Paul Lamarque
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:42-0400
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