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Nutritional Supplements & Complementary/Alternative Medicine by Prostate & Breast Cancer Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01823549
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : April 4, 2013
Last Update Posted : May 24, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Steven Clinton, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Brief Summary:
This study was a survey to determine the frequency of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) use in patients recently diagnosed with breast or prostate cancer who were starting radiation therapy. The survey was repeated at three time points to assess changes in CAM use over time.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Prostate Cancer Breast Cancer Other: questionnaire administration

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 120 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Use of Nutritional Supplements and CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) by Prostate and Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy
Study Start Date : October 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2019

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Intervention Details:
  • Other: questionnaire administration
    Ancillary studies


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quantitate the various types of CAM therapy utilized by men with prostate cancer and women with breast cancer who are currently undergoing radiation. [ Time Frame: Up to 1 year ]
    Quantitate the various types of CAM therapy utilized by men with prostate cancer and women with breast cancer who are currently undergoing radiation therapy at The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. Nutrient supplements and alternative medication use is the primary focus of the assessment.

  2. Determine if patients change their patterns of CAM use prior to, during, or after radiation treatment. [ Time Frame: Up to 1 year ]
  3. Assess quality of life using validated instruments during radiation therapy and determine if there is a correlation between CAM use and quality of life. [ Time Frame: Up to 1 year ]
  4. Assess radiation therapy toxicity using standardized criteria from the Oncology Nursing Society and determine if there is a correlation between CAM use and measures of toxicity. [ Time Frame: Up to 1 year ]
  5. To determine predictive factors for CAM and nutritional supplement use, such as age, race, income, education, marital status, or tobacco/alcohol use. [ Time Frame: Up to 1 year ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Men with clinically localized prostate cancer that have chosen external beam irradiation or brachytherapy or a combination for their treatment and women with localized breast cancer who are scheduled to begin external beam radiation therapy as a component of their primary or adjuvant therapy.
Criteria

Inclusion/Exclusions

  • Men that have histologically proven carcinoma of the prostate and have chosen some form of radiation therapy as their primary therapy for prostate cancer.
  • Women who are undergoing external beam radiation therapy to the breast as primary or adjuvant therapy are eligible.
  • All participants must be able to read and write.
  • Subjects with dementia and mental retardation that complicates completing the questionnaires will not be enrolled.
  • Subjects with known metastatic disease will be excluded.
  • There are no age restrictions for this study.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01823549


Locations
United States, Ohio
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43210
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Steven Clinton, MD Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Steven Clinton, Principal Investigator, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01823549     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OSU-0240
First Posted: April 4, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 24, 2018
Last Verified: May 2018

Keywords provided by Steven Clinton, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center:
CAM
Alternative Medicine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases