Stochastic Modulated Vibrations on Autonomic Nervous System of Breast Cancer Patients During Radiotherapy

Conditions:   Autonomic Nervous System Imbalance;   Psychological Distress;   Cancer-related Pain;   Breast Cancer Lymphedema;   Quality of Life Interventions:   Device: Andullation;   Other: Placebo Sponsor:   Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel Recruiting
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Conditions:   Breast Cancer;   Pain, Chronic;   Pain, Postoperative;   Mastectomy; Lymphedema Intervention:   Other: Rehabilitation protocol Sponsor:   University of Roma La Sapienza Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
In addition to offering no benefit to patients, researchers found that the procedure increases the risk for side-effects like pain, infection, and lymphedema.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
ConclusionIORT boost appears to be a  highly efficient and safe method for upfront delivery of the tumor bed boost in high-risk breast cancer patients.
Source: Strahlentherapie und Onkologie - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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