Complementary and Alternative Medicine Usage Among Participants Enrolled in Phase I Oncology Clinical Trials
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00949390|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 30, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 7, 2016
· The primary objective is to estimate the prevalence of use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in patients with advanced malignancies who are seen in the Phase I clinic at MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC).
· Examine the association between prevalence of CAM use and demographic and socioeconomic characteristics (age, gender, race, income, and education level), participation in a phase I clinical trial, disease characteristics (diagnosis), patients' perceptions about their prognosis, physicians' information and permission for patients' CAM use, decision-making, and types of CAM used by patients.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Advanced Cancer||Behavioral: Questionnaire|
This survey study is intended to estimate the prevalence of use of CAM in patients who are currently being treated in the Phase I Clinical Trials Program at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The survey includes questions about socioeconomic characteristics (age, gender, race, income, and education level), patients' diagnosis and patients' perceptions about their prognosis, physicians' information and permission for patients' use of CAM, patients' use of CAM (yes or no), decision-making (purpose of CAM use), resources and types of CAM.
Patients will be asked to drop the questionnaire into a box in a specified location after completion of the questionnaire. Accrual is expected to be 50-100 patients per month. This survey is expected to finish in 6 months.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||309 participants|
|Official Title:||Complementary and Alternative Medicine Usage Among Participants Enrolled in Phase I Oncology Clinical Trials|
|Study Start Date :||July 2009|
|Primary Completion Date :||April 2016|
|Study Completion Date :||April 2016|
Phase I and CAM Survey
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in patients with advanced malignancies currently treated on University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Phase I clinical trials.
Survey given at appointment time, then dropped in specified box anonymously.
- Prevalence of CAM use among patients enrolled in Phase I clinical trials (Questionnaire Response Rate) [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00949390
|United States, Texas|
|University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030|
|Principal Investigator:||Aung Naing, MD||M.D. Anderson Cancer Center|