Severe Mucositis in Head and Cancer Patients

People with head and neck cancer 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 at least 18 years of age
  • Have medically diagnosed head or neck cancer
  • Adequate organ function
  • Must be receiving cisplatin for chemotherapy

You may NOT participate in this study if you:

  • Have received prior chemotherapy
  • Have inability to swallow and/or eat soft or solid food
  • Have suffered from oral diseases
  • Have known immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding

Contact Information
Sarah Yukelis, Study Coordinator
111 E. 210th Street Bronx, NY 10467
Phone: (718)-920-2301