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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213


Purpose:

Patients with head and neck cancer treated with chemoradiation, often develop a treatment associated dysphagia. The common complaint is foods sticking in the pharynx. This study seeks to test the Iowa Oral Performance Instrument (IOPI) in the management of treatment induced dysphagia following chemoradiation for oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, hypopharyngeal cancer. This pilot study seeks to compare standard exercise therapy plus IOPI to standard exercise alone to determine if recovery is enhanced and to determine if rate of recovery is accelerated.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - diagnosed with oral, oropharyngeal, hypopharyngeal or laryngeal cancer having non-surgical treatment with chemoradiation, or radiation therapy alone, resulting in treatment associated dysphagia. Exclusion Criteria: - unable to adhere to assigned therapy program due to cognitive deficits - surgical treatment for head and neck cancer - unable to give informed consent


NCT ID:

NCT02564887


Primary Contact:

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Backup Contact:

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Location Contact:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 18, 2019

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