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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Breast Cancer Female or Neuropathic Pain
and you are
over 18
years old
This is an observational trial.
You are contributing to medical knowledge about your condition.
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The purpose

Since its introduction in the 1970s, Paclitaxel has been used as an effective anticancer agent against lung, breast, ovarian, leukopenia and liver cancer. But, Paclitaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy is the major dose-limiting side effect of paclitaxel.Paclitaxel induced peripheral neuropathy most commonly presents as 1. Pain 2. Burning, 3. Tingling ("pins and needles" feeling) or electric/shock-like pain, 4. Hyperalgesia, 5. Allodynia, 6. Increased sensitivity to cold or heat These symptoms are classically seen symmetrically in the distal extremities (glove and stocking distribution). Most adverse effects associated with chemotherapy are ameliorated after cessation of the therapy, but CIPN may persist in the longterm, with 30 % patients having CIPN related symptoms beyond 6 months after completion of chemotherapy7.Understanding the epidemiology of neuropathic pain in breast cancer patients has high clinical and public health significance.

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT03022162. The sponsor of the trial is Tata Memorial Centre and it is looking for 150 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Prevalence of Paclitaxel Induced CIPN-Related Pain and CIPN in Indian Patients With Breast Cancer : A Prospective Observational Study