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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Head and Neck Cancer
and you are
over 18
years old
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This is an advanced phase trial assessing
the effectiveness of the new treatment before being released on the market.
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The purpose

Patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer treated with chemo-radiotherapy have (during and shortly after this treatment) a high risk of developing pneumonia by aspiration. This pneumonia is often associated with a hospital admission and affects the quality of life. The purpose of the study, is to determine whether prophylactic antibiotics may decrease the development of pneumonia. Prophylactic antibiotics means that there are no signs of pneumonia are already

Provided treatments

  • Drug: amoxicillin/clavulanic acid suspension
Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01598402. The sponsor of the trial is Radboud University and it is looking for 106 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Efficacy and Cost Efficacy of Prophylactic Treatment With Antibiotics During Concomitant Chemoradiotherapy in Patients With Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer to Prevent Aspiration Pneumonia. A Randomized Phase II-III Study