CLINICAL TRIAL SUMMARY

MDACC Study No:2010-0584 (clinicaltrials.gov NCT No: NCT01266044)
Title:Controlled Trial Of Acupuncture To Prevent Radiation-Induced Xerostomia
Principal Investigator:Lorenzo Cohen
Treatment Agent:Acupuncture
Study Status:Open
Study Description:The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if acupuncture can help to
prevent xerostomia (dry mouth) and improve the quality of life in patients who
receive radiation treatment to the head and neck. This study will determine if
one acupuncture treatment approach is more effective than another. Dry mouth
is a common problem among cancer patients who have received radiation treatment
to the head and neck.

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Disease Group:Head And Neck; Oropharynx
Phase of Study:Phase III
Treatment Agents:Acupuncture
Treatment Location:Both at MDACC & and Other Sites
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Supported By:National Cancer Institute
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Home Care:


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Physician Name:Lorenzo Cohen
Dept:General Oncology
For Clinical Trial Enrollment:713-745-4260
For General Questions about Clinical Trials:800-392-1611 (in U.S.A.) 713-792-6161 (outside U.S.A.)


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