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Acupuncture and Gabapentin for Hot Flashes Among Breast Cancer Survivors

2014-07-24 14:11:04 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Overall Objectives: The overarching goal is to compare the effectiveness of acupuncture and gabapentin to their respective placebo controls in the treatment of hot flashes in breast cancer patients. The investigators primary specific aim will focus on determining the magnitude of response to placebo acupuncture versus placebo pills on hot flashes (HFs).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Hot Flashes

Intervention

Gabapentin

Location

Abramson Cancer Center of the Unviersity of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
19104

Status

Recruiting

Source

Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:11:04-0400

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