Development of Gourmet Healthy Cooking Workshop for Cancer Patients

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Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Was not funded)
First Posted : August 16, 2006
Last Update Posted : September 22, 2015
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Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:
Subjects that participate in the practical workshop will improve their metabolic indexes, control their weight and improve their quality of life, in contrast to the participants that will take part in the nutritional consulting sessions

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Cancer Behavioral: gourmet cooking workshop Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Participants will be randomly assigned to a dietary consultation-only control group or to a gourmet medical cooking workshop. The workshop will consist of 6 lessons with the following lessons: introduction, caloric density of food, fats, vegetable and fruits, Whole grains and legumes, Healthy desserts . All the lessons will start with half an hour theoretical introduction, followed by a 2.5 hours "hands on" session under supervision of a medical chef. The study population will include women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer. 72 patients will be recruited and will be randomly divided into two groups: an intervention group of 36 will commence the workshop during 2007 and a control group of 36 who will take part in dietitian consulting sessions only.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Development of Gourmet Healthy Cooking Workshop for Cancer Patients
Study Start Date : December 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2007

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Primary: We expect to see change in the following outcomes: the patient's metabolic state, the patient's weight, body composite, patient's quality of life.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adjuvant chemotherapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00364975

Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: berry elliot, md hadassah univercity hospital

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00364975     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 31150906-HMO-CTIL
First Posted: August 16, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 22, 2015
Last Verified: August 2006

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
gourmet healthy cooking
quality of life
adjuvant chemotherapy
breast cancer