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S1316, Surgery or Non-Surgical Management in Treating Patients With Intra-Abdominal Cancer and Bowel Obstruction

This partially randomized clinical trial studies surgery or non-surgical management in treating patients with intra-abdominal cancer and bowel obstruction. Bowel obstruction is a common problem for advanced cancer patients and can negatively affect quality of life. It is not yet known whether surgery or non-surgical management is the best treatment option for bowel obstruction and can lead to better quality of life.

Research Base: Southwest Oncology Group
NCT ID: NCT02270450
NCI Protocol Number: SWOG-S1316
Status: Recruiting

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Constipation, Impaction, and Bowel Obstruction, Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific

Trial Type

Supportive Care/Symptom Management/PROs

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