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Couple-Based Meditation for Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients and Their Partners

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02596490
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : November 4, 2015
Last Update Posted : May 20, 2019
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
American Cancer Society, Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Brief Summary:

Objectives:

Our specific aims are to:

Aim 1: Examine the feasibility of a couple-based meditation program in 50 patients with metastatic lung cancer and their partners.

Aim 2: Establish the initial efficacy of a couple-based meditation program in patients and their partners regarding physical, psychological, and spiritual quality of life outcomes.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Lung Cancer Behavioral: Questionnaires Behavioral: Meditation and Discussion Sessions Behavioral: Cancer-Related Discussion Program Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Couple-Based Meditation for Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients and Their Partners
Actual Study Start Date : April 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2023
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2024

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Lung Cancer

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Phase 1: Couple-Based Mindfulness Disclosure Group

Phase 1:

Couples participate in 2 guided meditation sessions. During the sessions, participants do deep breathing and visualization exercises then asked to review the exercises. Participants also asked for feedback about the instructions. Participants complete a written review about the program and a questionnaire about their general health and well-being. Each session will last about 60-90 minutes.

Behavioral: Questionnaires

Phase 1: At end of second meditation and discussion session, couples complete complete a written review about the program in general and a questionnaire about their general health and well-being.

Phase 2: Couples complete 12 questionnaires before first meditation and discussion session. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and quality of life. Same questionnaires completed 1 week after mediation sessions.

Phase 3: Participant complete 13 questionnaires before first mediation session, after last session, and again 3 months later. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, any symptoms they may be having, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. Partners complete 12 questionnaires about their health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. AC group completes same questionnaires with no intervention.

Other Name: Surveys

Behavioral: Meditation and Discussion Sessions

Phase 1: Participant and partner attend 2 meditation sessions with a mediation trained instructor. Each session will last about 60-90 minutes.

Phase 2 and 3: Participant and partner attend meditation class with a trained meditation instructor each week for 4 weeks. Each session will last about 60 minutes total. Meditation and discussion sessions videotaped.


Experimental: Phase 2: Couple-Based Mindfulness Disclosure Group

Phase 2:

Participants complete 12 questionnaires before first meditation and discussion session. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, relationship, and their quality of life. It should take about 45 minutes to complete these questionnaires. After completing the last session, about 4 weeks later, participants complete the same questionnaires again. Participants also complete a program review.

Couples participate in 4 guided meditation sessions with a trained meditation instructor. Participants do deep breathing and visualization exercises. All meditation and discussion sessions videotaped.

Participants continue daily meditation practice and some other short exercises at home.

Behavioral: Questionnaires

Phase 1: At end of second meditation and discussion session, couples complete complete a written review about the program in general and a questionnaire about their general health and well-being.

Phase 2: Couples complete 12 questionnaires before first meditation and discussion session. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and quality of life. Same questionnaires completed 1 week after mediation sessions.

Phase 3: Participant complete 13 questionnaires before first mediation session, after last session, and again 3 months later. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, any symptoms they may be having, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. Partners complete 12 questionnaires about their health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. AC group completes same questionnaires with no intervention.

Other Name: Surveys

Behavioral: Meditation and Discussion Sessions

Phase 1: Participant and partner attend 2 meditation sessions with a mediation trained instructor. Each session will last about 60-90 minutes.

Phase 2 and 3: Participant and partner attend meditation class with a trained meditation instructor each week for 4 weeks. Each session will last about 60 minutes total. Meditation and discussion sessions videotaped.


Experimental: Phase 3: Couple-Based Mindfulness Disclosure Group

Participant completes 13 questionnaires before first mediation session, after last session, and again 3 months later. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, any symptoms they may be having, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. Partners complete 12 questionnaires about their health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. It should take about 45 minutes to complete these questionnaires.

Participant and partner attend meditation class with a trained meditation instructor each week for 4 weeks. Each session will last about 60 minutes total. Meditation and discussion sessions videotaped.

Behavioral: Questionnaires

Phase 1: At end of second meditation and discussion session, couples complete complete a written review about the program in general and a questionnaire about their general health and well-being.

Phase 2: Couples complete 12 questionnaires before first meditation and discussion session. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and quality of life. Same questionnaires completed 1 week after mediation sessions.

Phase 3: Participant complete 13 questionnaires before first mediation session, after last session, and again 3 months later. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, any symptoms they may be having, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. Partners complete 12 questionnaires about their health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. AC group completes same questionnaires with no intervention.

Other Name: Surveys

Behavioral: Meditation and Discussion Sessions

Phase 1: Participant and partner attend 2 meditation sessions with a mediation trained instructor. Each session will last about 60-90 minutes.

Phase 2 and 3: Participant and partner attend meditation class with a trained meditation instructor each week for 4 weeks. Each session will last about 60 minutes total. Meditation and discussion sessions videotaped.


Experimental: Phase 3: Cancer-Related Discussion Program Group

Participant completes 13 questionnaires before first mediation session, after last session, and again 3 months later. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, any symptoms they may be having, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. Partners complete 12 questionnaires about their health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. It should take about 45 minutes to complete these questionnaires.

Participant and partner take part in a discussion program, 1 discussion session each week for 4 weeks with a trained interventionist. These are one-on-one sessions. Issues discussed for couples coping with cancer. Each session will last about 60 minutes.

Behavioral: Questionnaires

Phase 1: At end of second meditation and discussion session, couples complete complete a written review about the program in general and a questionnaire about their general health and well-being.

Phase 2: Couples complete 12 questionnaires before first meditation and discussion session. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and quality of life. Same questionnaires completed 1 week after mediation sessions.

Phase 3: Participant complete 13 questionnaires before first mediation session, after last session, and again 3 months later. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, any symptoms they may be having, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. Partners complete 12 questionnaires about their health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. AC group completes same questionnaires with no intervention.

Other Name: Surveys

Behavioral: Cancer-Related Discussion Program
Phase 3: Participant and partner attend 1 discussion session each week for 4 weeks with a trained interventionist. During the discussion sessions, participants discuss issues for couples coping with cancer. Each session will last about 60 minutes.

Phase 3: Attention Control (AC) Group
Participant completes 13 questionnaires at baseline and again 3 months later. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, any symptoms they may be having, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. Partners complete 12 questionnaires about their health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. It should take about 45 minutes to complete these questionnaires.
Behavioral: Questionnaires

Phase 1: At end of second meditation and discussion session, couples complete complete a written review about the program in general and a questionnaire about their general health and well-being.

Phase 2: Couples complete 12 questionnaires before first meditation and discussion session. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and quality of life. Same questionnaires completed 1 week after mediation sessions.

Phase 3: Participant complete 13 questionnaires before first mediation session, after last session, and again 3 months later. Questionnaires ask about participant's health, any symptoms they may be having, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. Partners complete 12 questionnaires about their health, mood, level of fatigue, sleeping habits, their relationship, and their quality of life. AC group completes same questionnaires with no intervention.

Other Name: Surveys




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy of Couple-Based Meditation for Participants with Lung Cancer and Their Partners [ Time Frame: 4 months ]

    Efficacy based on physical, psychological, and spiritual quality of life outcomes.

    T-tests used to compare the pre-post change in the quality of life (QOL) outcomes between interventions separately for the participants and caregivers.


  2. Feasibility of Couple-Based Meditation for Participants with Lung Cancer and Their Partners [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
    Intervention deemed feasible if >60% of enrolled couples complete Time 1 and Time 2 survey assessments.

  3. Feasibility of Couple-Based Meditation for Participants with Lung Cancer and Their Partners [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
    Intervention deemed feasible if on average >50% of all practice sessions are attended.

  4. Feasibility of Couple-Based Meditation for Participants with Lung Cancer and Their Partners [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
    Intervention deemed feasible if no attributable adverse events (AE) or serious adverse events (SAE) occur.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. ALL PHASES, PATIENTS ONLY: Diagnosed with stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
  2. ALL PHASES, PATIENTS ONLY: Currently receiving treatment (e.g. radiotherapy, chemotherapy) at MD Anderson Cancer Center
  3. ALL PHASES, PATIENTS ONLY: Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of less than or equal to 2
  4. ALL PHASES, PATIENTS ONLY: Have a romantic partner with whom they have resided for a minimum of 6 months
  5. ALL PHASES, PATIENTS AND PARTNERS: Must be at least 18 years old
  6. ALL PHASES, PATIENTS AND PARTNERS: Able to read and speak English
  7. ALL PHASES, PATIENTS AND PARTNERS: Able to provide consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. ALL PHASES, PATIENTS AND PARTNERS: Not oriented to time, place, or person as deemed by the clinical team
  2. ALL PHASES, PATIENTS AND PARTNERS: Regular (self-defined) participation in psychotherapy or a formal cancer support group
  3. ALL PHASES, PATIENTS AND PARTNERS: Prior enrollment in a couple-based mind-body intervention research study (protocols 2011-1179, 2013-0496, 2014-0036) conducted by the principal investigator including phase 1 or phase 2 of the current study.

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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 ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02596490


Contacts
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Contact: Kathrin Milbury, PHD, MA 713-745-2868 KMilbury@mdanderson.org

Locations
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United States, Texas
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Recruiting
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
American Cancer Society, Inc.
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Kathrin Milbury, PHD, MA M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02596490     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2015-0275
1R21CA191711 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
NCI-2015-02128 ( Registry Identifier: NCI CTRP )
First Posted: November 4, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 20, 2019
Last Verified: May 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
NSCLC
Couples-based meditation program
Couples-based cancer-related discussion program
Questionnaires
Surveys
Metastatic lung cancer
Quality of life
QOL

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases