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Formative Study of Tailored Survivor Health Promotion

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00825240
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 19, 2009
Last Update Posted : March 9, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Brief Summary:

The overall goal of this study is to explore colorectal cancer patients' concerns and interest about their health and behavior changes post treatment. Investigators will conduct formative research, which includes qualitative interviews, to assess the issues that cancer survivors are willing to work on as they transition out of active treatment.

The specific aims are as follows:

Aim 1: Use qualitative interview methods to describe the taxonomy of domains health promotion and illness prevention behavior changes for which colorectal cancer survivors need new information, skills training and support.

Aim 2: Explore colorectal cancer patients' perceptions of their post treatment functional status.

Aim 3: Explore the impact of cancer, treatment, and co-morbidities on colorectal cancer patients' health goals and functional status.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Colorectal Cancer Behavioral: One-time Questionnaire + Recorded Qualitative Interview

Detailed Description:

Study Procedures:

If you agree to take part in this study, you will be asked to fill out a questionnaire about the your current health status, social support and goals.

After completing the questionnaire, you will have an interview with a research assistant. The interview will be audio recorded. You will be asked about goals you have for your health, what you are doing to reach those goals, resources you would like to receive, and challenges you faced since completing your treatment.

Your name and any of your other personal identifying information will not be linked to or collected with any of your responses. All audio tapes will be destroyed at the end of the study.

Length of Study :

The total time of participation for this study is about 45 minutes.

This is an investigational study. Up to 45 patients will be enrolled in this multicenter study. Up to 15 will be enrolled at M. D. Anderson.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 15 participants
Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Formative Study of Tailored Survivor Health Promotion
Study Start Date : December 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2014

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Cancer Survivorship Study
Survey of colorectal cancer patients within one year from treatment end.
Behavioral: One-time Questionnaire + Recorded Qualitative Interview
One-time questionnaire + recorded qualitative interview, approximately 45 minutes total.
Other Name: surveys

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Colorectal Cancer Patients' Concerns + Behavior Changes Post Treatment [ Time Frame: Qualitative data collection over 2 years ]

Information from the National Library of Medicine

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Stage IIB or III Colorectal cancer patients over 18 years of age ending cancer treatment or have completed cancer treatment.

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patient with Stage IIB or III colorectal cancer.
  2. Men and women within 1 year of ending primary treatment for colorectal cancer.
  3. Over 18 years of age.
  4. Must be able to read and write English.
  5. Must be able to understand and provide written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

1) Patients who have had previous treatment for cancer before treatment at M.D. Anderson, Kelsey-Seybold, and the VA Medical Center.

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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 identifier (NCT number): NCT00825240

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United States, Texas
Kelsey Research Foundation
Houston, Texas, United States, 77005
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
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Principal Investigator: Holly Holmes, MD M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Identifier: NCT00825240     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008-0296
First Posted: January 19, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 9, 2015
Last Verified: March 2015
Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
Colorectal Cancer
Cancer Survivorship Study
Survivor Health
Health Promotion
Behavior Changes
Computer-assisted intervention program
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Colonic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases