Effect of a Nutritional Supplement on H&N Cancer Patients
Head and Neck Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
cancer, nutrition
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Name: behavior
Type: Behavioral
Overall Status
To determine if using a nutritionally enhanced supplement will improve mucositis in head and neck cancer patients
Detailed Description
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.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 80 Years
Minimum Age: 30 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

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

Exclusion Criteria:

- receiving hospice impaired cognition
Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
Hines, Illinois, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Sharon Foley, MS - 708-202-2343 - Sharon.Foley@med.va.gov
Hines VA Hospital
Hines, Illinois, United States
Status: Suspended
Start Date
February 2006
Completion Date
February 2006
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
Record processing date
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