Choosing Options for Insomnia in Cancer Effectively (CHOICE): A Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Acupuncture and Cognitive Behavior Therapy
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02356575|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : February 5, 2015
Last Update Posted : March 23, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine which of two treatments (acupuncture or cognitive behavioral therapy) works better for treating insomnia in cancer survivors. The investigator also wants to study the factors that might impact why someone might prefer or do better in one treatment over the other.
Group 1 will get Acupuncture - Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese Technique of using very thin needles inserted in the skin to treat different symptoms and illness, and to promote healing.
Group 2 will get Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) - CBT-I is a treatment to address behaviors and thoughts that are known to effect problems with sleep.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Insomnia Cancer||Other: Acupuncture Other: Cognitive Behavior Therapy||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Choosing Options for Insomnia in Cancer Effectively (CHOICE): A Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Acupuncture and Cognitive Behavior Therapy|
|Study Start Date :||February 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||February 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||February 2019|
Active Comparator: Acupuncture Group
In the acupuncture group, patients will receive ten treatments of acupuncture over eight weeks.
Active Comparator: CBT-I Group
In the CBT-I group, patients will receive seven sessions of CBT-I over eight weeks.
Other: Cognitive Behavior Therapy
- Insomnia Severity Index [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
- Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
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): NCT02356575
|United States, New York|
|Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center|
|New York, New York, United States, 10065|
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Abramson Cancer Center of The University of Pennsylvania|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104|
|Principal Investigator:||Jun Mao, MD, MSCE||Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center|