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Auditory and Vestibular Function Evaluation in Patients With Solid Tumors Treated With Oxaliplatin-Containing Chemotherapy

This study is currently Recruiting

July 2011 By Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

First Recieved on March 21, 2006

Last Updated on July 20, 2011

Sponsor: Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Collaborators: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by: Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Identifier: NCT00305799


RATIONALE: Understanding how oxaliplatin affects hearing loss, dizziness, and peripheral neuropathy may improve the ability to plan effective treatment for patients receiving oxaliplatin for solid tumors. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying hearing loss and dizziness in patients receiving oxaliplatin for solid tumors.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective


Ages Eligible for Study:18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: - Diagnosis of solid tumor - Received an oxaliplatin-containing chemotherapy regimen within the past 15 months* NOTE: *If oxaliplatin was omitted from the patient's most recent chemotherapy regimen due to ototoxicity, the patient is still eligible for participation in this study - No known CNS metastases PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: - No history of spinal injuries - ECOG performance status 0-3 - No history of chronic renal failure - No known HIV/AIDS PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY: - See Disease Characteristics


  • Investigator: Panayiotis Savvides, MD - Study Chair - Case Medical Center, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center


  • Case Medical Center, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Cleveland, Ohio 44106-5065 United States

  • MetroHealth Medical Center

    Cleveland, Ohio 44109 United States

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