Head and Neck Cancer Clinical Trials

2 trials identified.

BMX-HN-001 for Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer
Principal Investigator: Brizel, David
Protocol Number: PRO00076742

Age Group: Adult
Scope: National

Phase: I (Cancer Control)
Disease Site: Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx

Contact: DCI Clinical Research Team, Radiation Oncology
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What is the Condition Being Studied?
Head and Neck Cancer
What is the Purpose of this Study?
We are doing this study to understand how the study drug BMX-001 works to improve the side effects of treatment including sore mouth/throat, skin changes, swallowing difficulties and dry mouth.
Who Can Participate in the Study?
Adults who: 
- Are diagnosed with head and neck cancer for whom cisplatin and radiation would be considered appropriate care
- Have a radiation treatment plan that has a daily radiation treatment
- Have a negative pregnancy test 
What is Involved?
If you choose to join this study, you will: 
- Have screening tests and procedures such as blood tests, physical exam and imaging
- Get the study drug, BMX-001, as a shot under your skin along with radiation therapy and the chemotherapy drug, cisplatin
- Get the first shot of BMX-001 a couple of days before radiation therapy (RT) starts, and BMX-001 is given for eight weeks
- Be involved in this study for about 1 year
Participating Institutions:
  • Duke University Health System : Radiation Oncology DCI Clinical Research Team
View this trial at ClinicalTrials.gov

PaRTNer - Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer
Principal Investigator: Mowery, Yvonne
Protocol Number: PRO00092590

Age Group: Adult
Scope: Local

Phase: N/A
Disease Site: Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx

Contact: DCI Clinical Research Team, Radiation Oncology
Email:

What is the Condition Being Studied?
Head and Neck cancer
What is the Purpose of this Study?
We are doing this study to understand how out of pocket costs and financial stress may affect symptoms and quality of life in patients treated for head and neck cancer.
Who Can Participate in the Study?
Adults who:
- Are able to read and write in English
- Are diagnosed with head and neck cancer 
- Have a cancer treatment plan that includes radiation therapy or  radiation therapy and chemotherapy
What is Involved?
If you choose to join this study, you will:
- Be asked to complete quality of life questionnaires before the start of your treatment and at 3 months and 6 months after treatment is finished. 
-- The questionnaires will ask you for information such as your family, marital status, work status, educational level, symptoms and quality of life, your financial health and actual costs of cancer care. 
- Be willing to spend about 20 minutes to complete the questionnaires. 
- Be involved in the study for about 8 months.
Participating Institutions:
  • Duke University Health System : Radiation Oncology DCI Clinical Research Team
View this trial at ClinicalTrials.gov