Effect of a Nutritional Supplement on H&N Cancer Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified February 2006 by Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00296452
First received: February 23, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2006
History: No changes posted

February 23, 2006
February 23, 2006
February 2006
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severity of mucositis
Same as current
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weight loss, quality of life
Same as current
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Effect of a Nutritional Supplement on H&N Cancer Patients
The Effect of an Enhanced Nutritional Supplement on Head and Neck Cancer Patients

To determine if using a nutritionally enhanced supplement will improve mucositis in head and neck cancer patients

H&N cancer patients will be randomized to receive either a nutritionally enhanced product or standard treatment. The patients in both groups will receive nutritional counseling weekly by the RD. Anthropometric measures, available lab values, mucositis grade, and quality of life measures will be compared between groups.

Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Head and Neck Cancer
Behavioral: behavior
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
40
February 2006
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Head and neck cancer 1st.2nd wk Rx read &wrte eng

Exclusion Criteria:

  • receiving hospice impaired cognition
Both
30 Years to 80 Years
No
Contact: Sharon Foley, MS 708-202-2343 ext 22343 Sharon.Foley@med.va.gov
United States
 
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Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Sharon Foley, MS Hines VA Hosptial
Principal Investigator: carol bier-laning, MD Hines VA Hospital
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
February 2006

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