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Effect of Healing Touch on the Experience of Women Undergoing Treatment for Breast Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Avon Foundation
Information provided by:
Stanford University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00533780
First received: September 20, 2007
Last updated: June 1, 2010
Last verified: June 2010

September 20, 2007
June 1, 2010
January 2005
August 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Effect Healing Touch has on physical symptoms, mood and quality of life for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. [ Time Frame: Baseline, 3 months, 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Effect HT has on physical symptoms, mood and quality of life for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer [ Time Frame: 6 months treatment, 3 months follow-up ]
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Effect of Healing Touch on the Experience of Women Undergoing Treatment for Breast Cancer
Effect of Healing Touch on the Experience of Women Undergoing Treatment for Breast Cancer

To learn what effect, if any, Healing Touch (a gentle, non-invasive form of energy work that promotes relaxation and can help manage the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation), has on physical symptoms, mood, and qualify of life for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Breast Cancer
Procedure: Healing Touch
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
200
August 2008
August 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:- Patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

  • Age 18 or over.
  • Participants in Healing Partners Program.

Exclusion Criteria:- Patients not under the care of a physician.

  • Patients not able to come to regular healing touch sessions.
Female
18 Years to 70 Years
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00533780
BRSADJ0003, 95738, BRSADJ0003
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Lynn M Westphal, Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford University
Avon Foundation
Principal Investigator: Lynn m Westphal Stanford University
Stanford University
June 2010

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