Trial of Acupuncture for Radiation-Induced Xerostomia in Head and Neck Cancer

This study is being done to find out what effects, good and/or bad, acupuncture has on participants and their xerostomia caused by radiation therapy for the treatment of the cancer.

Research Base: Wake Forest University Health Sciences
NCT ID: NCT01141231
NCI Protocol Number: WF-97115
Status: Recruiting

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Standard Oral Hygiene; Standard Oral Hygiene + True Acupuncture; Standard Oral Hygiene + Sham Acupuncture


Radiation-Induced Xerostomia, Head and Neck Cancer, Radiation Toxicity, Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation

Trial Type

Supportive Care/Symptom Management/PROs

See a list of participating sites on