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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107


Purpose:

The purpose of this study it to determine whether supplemental treatment with Iscar improves immune function and quality of life among Stage IV non-small cell lung carcinoma patients receiving conventional chemotherapy. Iscar is an herbal medicine made from the total plant extract of mistletoe. this preparation is already in use in Europe and its use in the US is likely to increase as cancer patients continue to seek alternative therapies.


Study summary:

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Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Stage IV NSCLC patients who receive standard chemotherapy Exclusion criteria: - Known allergy to Viscum Album L. - Concomitant use of other mistletoe products - Concomitant use of mushroom glucan and proteoglycan extracts - Concomitant use of thymus extract products - Inability to self-report quality of life utilizing assessment tools - Ongoing steroid or ACTH therapy - Co-morbid immunocompromised state - Pregnancy - Participation in other clinical trials


NCT ID:

NCT00079794


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Steven Rosenzweig, MD
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: December 13, 2017

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