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Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: Feasibility and Validity of New Symptom Measurement Tools in Patients on Treatment With Platinum Agents, Taxanes and Bortezomib

This study is currently Recruiting

July 2011 By M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

First Recieved on November 17, 2009

Last Updated on July 20, 2011

Sponsor: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Information provided by: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Identifier: NCT01016028


The goal of this research study is to learn more about pain and other symptoms that patients may experience while receiving chemotherapy treatment with platinum agents, taxanes, and/or bortezomib.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective


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

Inclusion Criteria: 1. Patients >= 18 years old. 2. Patients must be fluent with the English language. 3. Patients must be on chemotherapy regimes with any of the study drugs: cisplatin, oxaliplatin, taxanes and/or bortezomib. Exclusion Criteria: 1. Significant cognitive impairment as determined by the trained research staff 2. Chronic alcoholism or substance abuse 3. Diagnosis of severe depression


  • Investigator: Sonika Agarwal, MD - Study Chair - UT MD Anderson Cancer Center


  • UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Houston, Texas 77030 United States

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