Clinical Trials

ID: 17-06-217-01
TITLE: Chemotherapy-associated paronychia in cancer patients

People with chemotherapy-associated paronychia (infection around the nail) in cancer patients are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

  • You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:Are a male or female aged 18 years or older
  • Are already on antibiotics as prescribed by oncologist for any condition except paronychia
  • Are willing to avoid using cosmetic products, creams, salves or ointments to the treatment area(s)
    Willing to provide written informed consent
  • Individuals who are willing to not start any new products OTC or prescription treatments for Paronychia and discontinue any treatment the investigator feels may interfere with the evaluation of the test products

You may not participate in this study if you:

  • Are without a history of cancer diagnosis
  • Have paronychia requiring surgical intervention
  • Have a known history of hypersensitivity to topical povidone-iodine
  • Have Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection
  • Mentally incompetent or unable or not willing to give written informed consent or meet study requirements
  • Patients with any medical condition, including alcohol or drug abuse or mental incapacity / hypersensitive to the study drug, which in judgment of the investigator will interfere with the patient’s participation in the study or evaluation of study results

Contact Information
Dr. Anthony Guzman, Study Coordinator
111 E. 210th Street
Bronx, New York 10467
Phone: (718) 920-8470