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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.

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Benefit of Lidocaine Perfusion in Cancer Related Visceral Pain Resistant to Morphinics

This study will evaluate the benefit of lidocaine perfusion in cancer related visceral pain resistant to morphinics. It is an efficacy study in adults and children and a randomized prospective study.

Phase

Potential Vertebroplasty Use in the Treatment of Vertebral Metastasis From Breast and Prostate Cancer

Included patients presenting with spinal metastasis secondary to breast or prostate cancer are randomized to two groups, intervention and control. Both groups receive standard radiotherapy, which is currently the gold standard of care for such patients. The intervention group will also receive a vertebroplasty [single or multiple level(s)], while the ...

Phase

Thoracotomy Closure Technique and Postoperative Pain Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial

The purpose of this study is to examine pain associated with thoracotomy (incision made during surgery to obtain access to your thoracic cavity) and how the closure technique may influence postoperative pain. Two types of routinely selected thoracotomy closure techniques will be examined; pericostal and intracostal sutures. The investigators hypothesize ...

Phase N/A

Palliative Radiation Therapy in Reducing Pain in Patients With Bone Metastasis

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine whether 8 gray (Gy) x 2 fractions results in lower re-treatment rates compared to 8 Gy x 1 fraction. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine whether 8 Gy x 2 fractions provides superior pain and narcotic relief compared to 8 Gy x 1 fraction. II. To ...

Phase N/A

A Trial of a Modified Cystoscopy Method to Reduce Pain Perception

The goal of this project is to improve patient experience of cystoscopy using a non-pharmacologic modification of procedure. Cystoscopy is a common outpatient procedure for urology patients and is usually performed without sedation. However, there is limited research into reduction of patient discomfort throughout this procedure. The proposed modification technique ...

Phase N/A

A Trial Comparing Transversus Abdominis Plane Catheter Versus Epidural After Esophagectomy

Epidural analgesia is considered the 'gold standard' for post-operative analgesia following open esophagectomy. Epidurals have been shown to reduce post-operative pulmonary morbidity and mortality. However, epidurals are often associated with sympathetic blockade that creates hypotension and could therefore adversely affect the conduit. Pain management techniques that use peripheral nerve blockade ...

Phase N/A

Gabapentin Methadone and Oxycodone With or Without Venlafaxine Hydrochloride in Managing Pain in Participants With Stage II-IV Squamous Cell Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Chemoradiation Therapy

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To assess the pain-reduction effects of adding venlafaxine to a regimen of gabapentin and methadone to control pain during and after chemoradiation. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. To assess the effect of venlafaxine hydrochloride (venlafaxine) of the rate of toxicities possibly or probably related to the pain control regimen. ...

Phase N/A

Exparel and Marcaine for Pain Management in Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Patients

The hypothesis of this study is the possibility of liposomal bupivacaine providing more relief with less need of narcotics when compared to standard bupivacaine. To test the hypothesis the investigators will compare pain management following local infiltration of liposomal bupivacaine (Exparel) versus standard bupivacaine HCl with epinephrine (Marcaine) after VATS ...

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PERiX: Comparison of Efficacy Between Placement of Epidural Catheters X-ray Guided and LOS Technique

About 30% of epidural catheters are reported to have hypo or hyper functioning behaviour. This has and impact on postoperative pain control and can affect also surgical and global outcome since it is known that a malfunctional catheter carries an increased complication's rate. Our hypothesis is that rx-guided positioning can ...

Phase N/A

Hypnosis and Meditation for Cancer Pain

At any given time, 2-8 Veterans are receiving treatment for head/neck cancer at VAPSHCS, which typically involves daily appointments over a period of 6-7 weeks. Some have tumor pain prior to treatment; many of those who do not have pain at the outset experience significant pain by week 3 of ...

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