Prospective Comparative Effectiveness Trial for Malignant Bowel Obstruction

Protocol No
SWOG-S1316
Principal Investigator
Harveshp Mogal
Phase
III
Summary
For many patients with MBO, it is not known whether surgery or non-surgical treatment will give you a better quality of life. Both approaches are commonly used and considered standard of care. The purpose of this study is to use two groups of study participants to compare the quality of life of patients with MBO who are treated with surgery to that of similar patients who are treated with the best medical management (non-surgical treatment). There will be about 180 people taking part in this study.
Description
S1316, Surgery or Non-Surgical Management in Treating Patients With Intra-Abdominal Cancer and Bowel Obstruction
Participating Institutions
Froedtert Hospital
Status
OPEN TO ACCRUAL
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