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Lung Cancer Symptom Assessment and Management Intervention

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00852462
First Posted: February 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2016
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Collaborators:
Boston Medical Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mary E. Cooley, Phd, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to develop and test the usability of a computerized symptom assessment and management intervention system in a laboratory setting (phase I) and its feasibility in a clinical setting in a group randomized trial (phase II).

Condition Intervention Phase
Lung Cancer Behavioral: SAMI Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Lung Cancer Symptom Assessment and Management Intervention

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Further study details as provided by Mary E. Cooley, Phd, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • % completion of intervention use and adherence to suggested symptom management strategies. [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Health-related quality of life [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 179
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2016
Primary Completion Date: August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: SAMI
Patients and Health care providers use Symptom Assessment and Management Intervention: patient report symptoms by answering validated questionnaires in a secure online program. The system generates a report for providers that displays symptoms and customized suggestions for their clinical management.
Behavioral: SAMI
Patients and Health care providers use Symptom Assessment and Management Intervention: patient report symptoms by answering validated questionnaires in a secure online program. The system generates a report for providers that displays symptoms and customized suggestions for their clinical management.
No Intervention: Usual Care
Symptom assessment and management follows customary procedures in each study site.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HCPs: attending physician, thoracic medical oncologist, expected to work in the setting for at least 2 years.
  • Patients: 21 years of age or older; diagnosis of Stage IIIA, IIIB, IV non-small cell lung cancer OR limited or extensive stage small cell lung cancer; receiving care in the out-patient setting; receiving treatment with chemotherapy +/- additional therapies; English speaking.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients: Any patient who needs emergent care, routine visits scheduled less than once a month
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00852462


Locations
United States, Massachusetts
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
Boston Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02118
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston Medical Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mary E. Cooley, PhD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  More Information

Responsible Party: Mary E. Cooley, Phd, Nurse Scientist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00852462     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-404
5R01CA125256 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: February 26, 2009
First Posted: February 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016

Keywords provided by Mary E. Cooley, Phd, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:
SAMI
Symptom Assessment and Management Intervention Program

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases