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A Prospective Study to Evaluate the Incidence and Patterns of Nausea and Vomiting in Patients Receiving Combined Chemotherapy and Radiation


N/A
18 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Both
Cancer of the Head and Neck, Cancer of the Lung, Cancer of the Esophagus, Gastro-esophageal Junction Cancer

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Trial Information

A Prospective Study to Evaluate the Incidence and Patterns of Nausea and Vomiting in Patients Receiving Combined Chemotherapy and Radiation


Questionnaires will be answered daily on a weekly basis during period of radiation and
chemotherapy.


Inclusion Criteria:



- Concurrent radiation and chemotherapy treatment

- Aerodigestive malignancy

Exclusion Criteria:

- Other causes of vomiting (i.e.gastrointestinal obstruction...)

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Assess incidence and patterns of nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing concurrent chemotherapy and radiation

Outcome Time Frame:

week of treatment

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Rita Axelrod, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Thomas Jefferson University

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

04C.466

NCT ID:

NCT00716157

Start Date:

October 2004

Completion Date:

September 2011

Related Keywords:

  • Cancer of the Head and Neck
  • Cancer of the Lung
  • Cancer of the Esophagus
  • Gastro-esophageal Junction Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Neoplasms
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Vomiting

Name

Location

Thomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania  19107-6541