Supportive Care - Featured Clinical Trials
- Preventing Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy
(Posted: 04/03/2007, Updated: 02/19/2008) - In this trial, researchers are testing the ability of an antioxidant supplement called alpha-lipoic acid to prevent peripheral neuropathy caused by the platinum-containing drugs cisplatin and oxaliplatin.
- Stress Management Therapy for Chemotherapy Patients
(Posted: 01/08/2008) - In this study, patients with newly diagnosed cancer and scheduled to undergo chemotherapy will be randomly assigned to one of two groups. One group will receive standard psychosocial care along with stress management training, while the other will receive standard psychosocial care alone.
- Ginger Treatment For Cancer-Related Nausea and Vomiting
(Posted: 05/25/2005, Updated: 11/07/2007) - Researchers with this clinical trial are testing the ability of two different doses of the herb ginger to treat delayed nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy.
- Carnitine Supplementation for Cancer-Related Fatigue
(Posted: 01/03/2006, Updated: 11/07/2007) - In this trial, researchers will assess the prevalence of carnitine deficiencies in cancer patients and examine the effect of carnitine supplementation in patients experiencing moderate to severe fatigue.
- Preventing Delayed Nausea in Breast Cancer Patients
(Posted: 10/23/2007) - In this trial, different combinations of drugs will be tested to see which is most effective in preventing delayed nausea in women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.