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Patients who have been diagnosed with a head and/or neck cancer commonly develop oral mucositis (OM). The purpose of this study is to estimate the effect of Caphosol on OM and to evaluate if Caphosol had any effect on clinical outcomes which include quality of life, oral intake, swallowing function and pain.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
University of Florida College of Medicine
EUSA Pharma (US), Inc.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:22:09-0400
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Disorders of the mouth attendant upon non-oral disease or injury.
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