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A feasibility randomised controlled trial of pre-treatment gastrostomy tube versus oral feeding plus as-needed nasogastric tube feeding in patients undergoing chemoradiation for head and neck cancer (TUBE trial)

Project title: A feasibility randomised controlled trial of pre-treatment gastrostomy tube versus oral feeding plus as-needed nasogastric tube feeding in patients undergoing chemoradiation for head and neck cancer (TUBE trial)

Call to action: 12/35 12/35 Surgery Themed Call

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Vinidh Paleri

Contractor: University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Cost: £332,172.56

Co-investigators: Dr Jennifer Wilkinson, Dr Jeremy Franks, Dr Joanne Patterson, Dr Nikki Rousseau, Dr Teresa Guerrero Urbano, Dr Thomas Chadwick, Dr Tim Rapley, Ms Rachael Donnelly, Professor Janet Wilson, Professor Luke Vale.

Started: January 2014 | Status: Waiting to publish

ISRCTN: 48569216

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