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The Effect of an Enhanced Nutritional Supplement on Head and Neck Cancer Patients


N/A
30 Years
80 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Head and Neck Cancer

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Trial Information

The Effect of an Enhanced Nutritional Supplement on 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.


Inclusion Criteria:



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

Exclusion Criteria:

- receiving hospice impaired cognition

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

severity of mucositis

Principal Investigator

Sharon Foley, MS

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Hines VA Hosptial

Authority:

United States: Federal Government

Study ID:

0033

NCT ID:

NCT00296452

Start Date:

February 2006

Completion Date:

February 2006

Related Keywords:

  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • cancer
  • nutrition
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms

Name

Location

Edward Hines, Jr. VA HospitalHines, Illinois  60141-5000
Hines VA HospitalHines, Illinois  60141