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Identification and Treatment of Depression

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00863200
First Posted: March 17, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 17, 2016
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Collaborator:
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  Purpose
The goal of this research study is to learn how well a telephone system works for improving the management of emotional distress, sadness, and/or depression in patients who are being treated for cancer.

Condition Intervention
Cancer Behavioral: Telephone Intervention Behavioral: Questionnaires & Interviews

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Identification and Treatment of Depression in Underserved African American and Latino Patients With Cancer

Further study details as provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Learn how well a telephone system works for improving the management of emotional distress, sadness, and/or depression in patients who are being treated for cancer. [ Time Frame: 3 Years ]

Estimated Enrollment: 166
Study Start Date: March 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Telephone Intervention Group Behavioral: Telephone Intervention
Symptom information will be collected using an automated telephone system, approximately 5 minutes per week.
Other Names:
  • Interactive voice response
  • IVR
Behavioral: Questionnaires & Interviews
3 questionnaires and one-on-one interviews during 3 regularly scheduled clinic visits.
Other Name: Survey
Standard Care Group Behavioral: Questionnaires & Interviews
3 questionnaires and one-on-one interviews during 3 regularly scheduled clinic visits.
Other Name: Survey

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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
African American or Hispanics over 18 years of age being treated for cancer at LBJ General Hospital in Houston.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Diagnosis of cancer
  2. Self-identified as African American or Latino
  3. English or Spanish speaking
  4. 18 years of age or older
  5. Receiving treatment in the medical oncology, genitourinary oncology, or gynecologic oncology clinics at LBJ General Hospital
  6. Reports a level of "4" or greater on the MDASI "sadness" and/or "distress" items.

Exclusion Criteria:

1) Not willing to use a telephone to report symptoms.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00863200


Locations
United States, Texas
LBJ General Hospital
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Tito Mendoza, PHD, MS, MED, BS M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00863200     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008-0327
First Submitted: March 16, 2009
First Posted: March 17, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 17, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016

Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
Depression
Cancer
African Americans
Latinos
Hispanics
Interactive voice response
IVR
Behavioral Intervention

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depression
Behavioral Symptoms