Development of Gourmet Healthy Cooking Workshop for Cancer Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2006 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
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First received: August 15, 2006
Last updated: December 24, 2009
Last verified: August 2006

Subjects that participate in the practical workshop will improve their metabolic indexes, control their weight and improve their quality of life, in contrast to the participants that will take part in the nutritional consulting sessions

Condition Intervention
Breast Cancer
Behavioral: gourmet cooking workshop

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Development of Gourmet Healthy Cooking Workshop for Cancer Patients

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Primary: We expect to see change in the following outcomes: the patient's metabolic state, the patient's weight, body composite, patient's quality of life.

Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: December 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2007
Detailed Description:

Participants will be randomly assigned to a dietary consultation-only control group or to a gourmet medical cooking workshop. The workshop will consist of 6 lessons with the following lessons: introduction, caloric density of food, fats, vegetable and fruits, Whole grains and legumes, Healthy desserts . All the lessons will start with half an hour theoretical introduction, followed by a 2.5 hours "hands on" session under supervision of a medical chef. The study population will include women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer. 72 patients will be recruited and will be randomly divided into two groups: an intervention group of 36 will commence the workshop during 2007 and a control group of 36 who will take part in dietitian consulting sessions only.


Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adjuvant chemotherapy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00364975

Contact: prof berry elliot, prof 972-2-6431105
Contact: RANI POLAK, MD 052-8880411

Hadassah Medical Organization Completed
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: berry elliot, md hadassah univercity hospital
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided Identifier: NCT00364975     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 31150906-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: August 15, 2006
Last Updated: December 24, 2009
Health Authority: Israel: The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research and Health Services Research

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
gourmet healthy cooking
quality of life
adjuvant chemotherapy
breast cancer processed this record on March 26, 2015