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Cancer Pain Clinical Trials

A listing of Cancer Pain medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (18) clinical trials

Acupuncture in Reducing Ileus in Patients Who Have Undergone Surgery for Colorectal Cancer

OBJECTIVES: Primary - Determine whether a phase III study of acupuncture for postoperative recovery after colorectal surgery is warranted, as defined by evidence of reduction of postoperative ileus in patients who undergo acupuncture vs sham acupuncture after segmental or subtotal colectomy with primary anastomosis for colorectal cancer. Secondary - Determine ...


Ibuprofen or Morphine in Treating Pain in Patients Undergoing Pleurodesis for Malignant Pleural Effusion

OBJECTIVES: Primary - To evaluate the efficacy of a non-steroidal based regimen comprising ibuprofen in decreasing post-pleurodesis pain as compared to an opiate-based regimen comprising morphine sulfate in patients with malignant pleural effusion. - To evaluate whether chest drain size influences the amount of post-pleurodesis pain. OUTLINE: This is a ...


Local Infusion of Ropivacaine for Post-Op Pain Control After Osseocutaneous Free Flaps

Procedures involved in this study include: Intraoperatively, following procurement of the fibula or scapula bone graft and at the time of surgical wound closure, all patients will receive the placement of a continuous infusion catheter into the donor site wound bed. The infusion reservoir will be connected to a catheter-based ...


Cannabis Oil for Pain Effectiveness

Over a 1-2 year period, 40 cancer patients experiencing poorly controlled pain will be enrolled in to a prospective single-arm cohort study, in which they will receive an orally administered cannabis oil formulation as an add-on therapy to current treatment regimens. Subjects entering the acute study phase will be titrated ...


Mechanistic Study of Duloxetine Versus Placebo in Breast Cancer Patients With Chronic Pain

Early stage breast cancer is typically treated with surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or endocrine therapy. Following treatment, 25-60% of breast cancer survivors have reported chronic pain, which can be difficult to manage. Duloxetine is a serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that is FDA approved for treatment of depression, anxiety, fibromyalgia, diabetic ...


Bupivacaine Versus Liposomal Bupivacaine For Breast Pain Management After Breast Recontruction

This is a randomized controlled study to compare the effectiveness of a breast nerve block performed with bupivacaine as compared to liposomal bupivacaine in providing postsurgical analgesia in patients undergoing unilateral abdominally-based breast reconstruction at time of mastectomy. OBJECTIVES Compare the amount of postoperative narcotic use in patients receiving a ...


Continuous IntraVenous Infusion of Ketamine in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients

There are approximately 20 percent patients of refractory cancer pain, which is troubled with uncontrolled pain though treatment including opioids. Ketamine has been showed the performance of Ketamine, N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor blocker, in refractory cancer pain based on prior studies. We cannot yet confirm the role of Ketamine comparing the ...


A Pilot Trial of Scrambler Therapy for Pain Associated With Pancreas Cancer

Pancreas cancer causes pain in 70% of newly diagnosed patients rising to over 80% in advanced cancer patients, and is the most common serious symptom. Pancreas cancer pain is strongly correlated with worsened survival, and relief of pain is correlated with better survival. Pancreas cancer pain is neuropathic in origin ...