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Geriatric Oncology SuPportive Clinic for ELderly (GOSPEL)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04513977
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : August 14, 2020
Last Update Posted : October 8, 2020
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC)
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine ( NTU Main Campus)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Goh Wen Yang, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Brief Summary:
This is a randomized controlled trial comparing the impact of Geriatric-Oncology-Supportive Clinic (GOSC) on quality of life in older adult with newly diagnosed cancer undergoing cancer related treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cancer Frailty Other: Geriatric Oncology Supportive Clinic 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: Geriatric Oncology SuPportive Clinic for ELderly
Actual Study Start Date : August 19, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2022

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: Usual care
For older adults with cancer with G8 score 14 or less. Randomized to usual oncology care.
Experimental: Geriatric Oncology Supportive Clinic
For older adults with cancer with G8 score 14 or less. Randomized to attend Geriatric Oncology Supportive Clinic
Other: Geriatric Oncology Supportive Clinic
Patients will undergo Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment with subsequent tailored intervention based on deficits identified. Comprehensive palliative assessment for any symptom burden and symptommatic treatment will be done as well.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. HRQOL questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-ELD14) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 65 and above
  • Newly diagnosed early or locally advanced cancer
  • Planned for treatment

    • high dose radiotherapy (both curative and palliative) and / or
    • curative chemotherapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Seen in Geriatric or Palliative Medicine Clinic in prior 6 months

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04513977


Contacts
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Contact: Wen Yang Goh 91729436 wen_yang_goh@ttsh.com.sg

Locations
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Singapore
Tan Tock Seng Hospital Recruiting
Singapore, Singapore
Contact: Wen Yang Goh         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Goh Wen Yang
The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC)
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine ( NTU Main Campus)
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Wen Yang Goh TTSH
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Responsible Party: Goh Wen Yang, Associate Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04513977    
Other Study ID Numbers: DSRB: 2019/00639
First Posted: August 14, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 8, 2020
Last Verified: October 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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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 Goh Wen Yang, Tan Tock Seng Hospital:
Geriatric Oncology
Frailty
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Quality of life
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Frailty
Pathologic Processes