Pilot Study of STAR, an Internet-based System for Cancer Patients to Self-report Toxicity Symptoms, Performance Status, and Quality of Life
This pilot study will assess patient use of STAR (Symptom Tracking and Reporting for
Patients), an online system designed for cancer patients to self-record toxicity-related
symptoms based on NCI Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events v3.0, performance
status by ECOG criteria, and global quality of life by the EuroQOL 5-D assessment tool.
Secondary outcomes will include patient assessment of the usefulness of STAR, clinician
perceptions of the potential value of STAR in routine clinical practice, and an evaluation
of whether STAR improves the patient experience of care as assessed by quality of life and
Time Perspective: Prospective
To evaluate patient willingness to use STAR (Symptom Tracking and Reporting for Patients), an Internet-based system for cancer patients to self-report common toxicity symptoms, performance status, and quality of life.
conclusion of study
Ethan Basch, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
United States: Institutional Review Board
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