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Effect of Healing Touch on the Experience of Women Undergoing Treatment for Breast Cancer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00533780
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 2007
Last Update Posted : June 2, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Avon Foundation
Information provided by:
Stanford University

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE September 20, 2007
First Posted Date  ICMJE September 21, 2007
Last Update Posted Date June 2, 2010
Study Start Date  ICMJE January 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date August 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: June 1, 2010)
Effect Healing Touch has on physical symptoms, mood and quality of life for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. [ Time Frame: Baseline, 3 months, 6 months ]
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: September 20, 2007)
Effect HT has on physical symptoms, mood and quality of life for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer [ Time Frame: 6 months treatment, 3 months follow-up ]
Change History
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
 
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Effect of Healing Touch on the Experience of Women Undergoing Treatment for Breast Cancer
Official Title  ICMJE Effect of Healing Touch on the Experience of Women Undergoing Treatment for Breast Cancer
Brief Summary To learn what effect, if any, Healing Touch (a gentle, non-invasive form of energy work that promotes relaxation and can help manage the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation), has on physical symptoms, mood, and qualify of life for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Not Applicable
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE Breast Cancer
Intervention  ICMJE Procedure: Healing Touch
Study Arms  ICMJE Not Provided
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Completed
Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: September 20, 2007)
200
Original Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Actual Study Completion Date  ICMJE August 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date August 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:- Patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

  • Age 18 or over.
  • Participants in Healing Partners Program. Exclusion Criteria:- Patients not under the care of a physician.
  • Patients not able to come to regular healing touch sessions.
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
Ages  ICMJE 18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE United States
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT00533780
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE BRSADJ0003
95738
BRSADJ0003
Has Data Monitoring Committee Not Provided
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Responsible Party Lynn M Westphal, Stanford University School of Medicine
Study Sponsor  ICMJE Stanford University
Collaborators  ICMJE Avon Foundation
Investigators  ICMJE
Principal Investigator: Lynn m Westphal Stanford University
PRS Account Stanford University
Verification Date June 2010

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