Utilizing the Arts to Improve Health, Resilience, and Well-Being Among Cancer Patients and Their Caregivers
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03272880|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 6, 2017
Last Update Posted : April 26, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Cancer||Behavioral: Arts-Based Programming||Not Applicable|
To assess the feasibility and acceptability of arts-based programming for community-dwelling cancer survivors and caregivers. Feasibility and acceptability will be assessed based on:
- Retention (drop-outs)
To assess the participants' ability to:
- Define goals and strategies using the contents of the program.
- Implement the strategies in their daily activities in the short-term.
- Continue to use these strategies after the program ends.
To perform exploratory analyses on the impact of arts-based programming on health, resilience, and well-being.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||6 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||This will be a pre-post intervention observational study utilizing a mixed methods approach|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Utilizing the Arts to Improve Health, Resilience, and Well-Being in Individuals With Cancer and Their Caregivers: A Feasibility Study|
|Actual Study Start Date :||September 25, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 13, 2018|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||April 13, 2018|
Experimental: arts-based programming for cancer survivors and caregivers
This is a 8-week, arts-based, health, resilience, and well-being program.
Behavioral: Arts-Based Programming
This feasibility study includes educational components and an experiential components which are assessed with pre- and post-tests. The topics of these components include: Introduction to the Arts and Health; Music, Well-Being, and Resilience; Movement and Physical Activity; Art and Well-Being; Theater and Socialization; Art Appreciation and a Healthy Brain; and Summary/Integration of the Arts into Daily Lives. The impact of this program will be assessed with qualitative follow-up interviews.
- Feasibility: Number of participants recruited in the study [ Time Frame: Up to 8 weeks after beginning of study ]Study will be feasible if recruitment goal is met with 10-20 participants enrolled
- Feasibility: Average number of session attended by participants [ Time Frame: Up to 8 weeks after beginning of study ]Study will be feasible if average number of session attended will be greater than or equal to 4
- Percent of patients who drop out of study [ Time Frame: Up to 8 weeks after beginning of study ]Study will be feasible if no more than 25% of patients drop out of study
- Satisfaction Score [ Time Frame: Up to 8 weeks after beginning of study ]Satisfaction will be high in post-test surveys
- Qualitative Impact of arts-based programming on health [ Time Frame: Up to 3 weeks after final session (11 weeks from beginning of study) ]Impact of program on health described in phenomenological interviews
- Qualitative Impact of arts based programming on resilience [ Time Frame: Up to 3 weeks after final session (11 weeks from beginning of study) ]Impact of program on resilience described in phenomenological interviews
- Qualitative Impact of arts based programming on well-being [ Time Frame: Up to 3 weeks after final session (11 weeks from beginning of study) ]Impact of program on well-being described in phenomenological interviews
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): NCT03272880
|United States, Ohio|
|Cleveland Clinic, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center|
|Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195|
|Principal Investigator:||Lisa M Gallagher, MA, MT-BC||Cleveland Clinic, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center|