Controlled Trial Of Acupuncture To Prevent Radiation-Induced Xerostomia

The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if acupuncture can help to prevent xerostomia (dry mouth) and improve the quality of life in patients who receive radiation treatment to the head and neck. This study will determine if one acupuncture treatment approach is more effective than another. Dry mouth is a common problem among cancer patients who have received radiation treatment to the head and neck.

Intervention

Acupuncture - Group 1, Acupuncture - Group 2, Standard Care, Questionnaire

Condition

Head And Neck Cancer

Investigators

Lorenzo Cohen, PHD

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