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  • Comparing Relaxation Programs for Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Radiotherapy
    (Posted: 10/16/2012) - In this study, women with breast cancer who have had surgery and are scheduled to undergo radiation therapy will be randomly assigned to one of two different stretching and relaxation programs or to a control group that will receive usual care.
  • Preventing Chemotherapy-Related Hearing Loss in Young Cancer Patients
    (Posted: 10/05/2010) - In this clinical trial, children and adolescents with cancer who are scheduled to receive cisplatin will be randomly assigned to receive sodium thiosulfate intravenously 6 hours after each cisplatin infusion or no additional treatment after each cisplatin infusion.
  • Treating Pain from Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
    (Posted: 02/23/2010) - In this trial, patients with painful peripheral neuropathy caused by prior treatment with paclitaxel or oxaliplatin will be randomly assigned to receive either duloxetine or placebo pills for 6 weeks.
  • Preventing Respiratory Infections in Patients with CLL
    (Posted: 10/21/2008) - This Featured Clinical Trial is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to test the ability of CVT-E002 (COLD-fx) to reduce acute respiratory infections and the need for antibiotic treatment during the peak respiratory illness season (January through March) in people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
  • Preventing Mucositis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients
    (Posted: 03/20/2007, Updated: 06/17/2008) - In this trial, patients undergoing combination chemotherapy and radiation therapy (chemoradiotherapy) for advanced head and neck cancer will receive intravenous palifermin or placebo before and during cancer treatment to prevent mucositis, a common but serious side effect of chemoradiotherapy for this type of cancer.
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