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Head & Neck Cancer Survivorship: Physical and Functional Status


Phase 1
21 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Head and Neck Cancer

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Trial Information

Head & Neck Cancer Survivorship: Physical and Functional Status


OBJECTIVES:

- Describe the physical and functional well-being of head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors
undergoing physical therapy during adjuvant chemoradiotherapy.

- Describe clinical measure of range of motion for the cervical spine and shoulder of HNC
survivors undergoing physical therapy during adjuvant chemoradiotherapy.

- Determine the feasibility of an early physical therapy intervention (prior to and
during adjuvant treatment) targeting the physical needs of HNC survivors.

OUTLINE: Patients undergo physical therapy weekly for 10 weeks beginning 1 week prior to
initiating adjuvant chemoradiotherapy and continuing until 2 weeks after the completion of
adjuvant chemoradiotherapy.

Patients undergo range of motion assessment and complete a Cancer Survivorship Survey (CSS)
at baseline and in weeks 4, 8, 9, and 10 of physical therapy.


Inclusion Criteria:



DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

- Head and neck cancer survivor

- Planning to receive adjuvant chemoradiotherapy for head and neck cancer

- Has not yet initiated adjuvant therapy

- Referred to rehabilitation oncology physical therapy program

Exclusion Criteria:

- No metastatic disease

- No CNS cancer

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

- Speaks English

- No significant history of cardiovascular or neurovascular disease involving
disability

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

- See Disease Characteristics

- Not currently in hospice care

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Physical and functional well-being during adjuvant chemoradiotherapy

Outcome Time Frame:

2 weeks after completing treatment

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Ann Marie Flores, Ph.D.

Investigator Role:

Study Chair

Investigator Affiliation:

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Federal Government

Study ID:

CDR0000613863

NCT ID:

NCT00751816

Start Date:

June 2008

Completion Date:

June 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • musculoskeletal complications
  • stage I squamous cell carcinoma of the hypopharynx
  • stage II squamous cell carcinoma of the hypopharynx
  • stage III squamous cell carcinoma of the hypopharynx
  • stage IV squamous cell carcinoma of the hypopharynx
  • stage I squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx
  • stage I verrucous carcinoma of the larynx
  • stage II squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx
  • stage II verrucous carcinoma of the larynx
  • stage III squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx
  • stage III verrucous carcinoma of the larynx
  • stage IV squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx
  • stage IV verrucous carcinoma of the larynx
  • stage I adenoid cystic carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage I mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage I verrucous carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage II adenoid cystic carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage II mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage II verrucous carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage III adenoid cystic carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage III mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage III verrucous carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage IV adenoid cystic carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage IV mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage IV verrucous carcinoma of the oral cavity
  • stage I squamous cell carcinoma of the lip and oral cavity
  • stage II squamous cell carcinoma of the lip and oral cavity
  • stage III squamous cell carcinoma of the lip and oral cavity
  • stage IV squamous cell carcinoma of the lip and oral cavity
  • stage I basal cell carcinoma of the lip
  • stage II basal cell carcinoma of the lip
  • stage III basal cell carcinoma of the lip
  • stage IV basal cell carcinoma of the lip
  • stage I lymphoepithelioma of the nasopharynx
  • stage I squamous cell carcinoma of the nasopharynx
  • stage II lymphoepithelioma of the nasopharynx
  • stage II squamous cell carcinoma of the nasopharynx
  • stage III lymphoepithelioma of the nasopharynx
  • stage III squamous cell carcinoma of the nasopharynx
  • stage IV lymphoepithelioma of the nasopharynx
  • stage IV squamous cell carcinoma of the nasopharynx
  • stage I lymphoepithelioma of the oropharynx
  • stage I squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx
  • stage II lymphoepithelioma of the oropharynx
  • stage II squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx
  • stage III lymphoepithelioma of the oropharynx
  • stage III squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx
  • stage IV lymphoepithelioma of the oropharynx
  • stage IV squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx
  • stage I esthesioneuroblastoma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage I inverted papilloma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage I midline lethal granuloma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage I squamous cell carcinoma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage II esthesioneuroblastoma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage II inverted papilloma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage II midline lethal granuloma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage II squamous cell carcinoma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage III esthesioneuroblastoma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage III inverted papilloma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage III midline lethal granuloma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage III squamous cell carcinoma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage IV esthesioneuroblastoma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage IV inverted papilloma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage IV midline lethal granuloma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • stage IV squamous cell carcinoma of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity
  • high-grade salivary gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma
  • low-grade salivary gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma
  • salivary gland acinic cell tumor
  • salivary gland adenocarcinoma
  • salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma
  • salivary gland anaplastic carcinoma
  • salivary gland malignant mixed cell type tumor
  • salivary gland poorly differentiated carcinoma
  • salivary gland squamous cell carcinoma
  • stage I salivary gland cancer
  • stage II salivary gland cancer
  • stage III salivary gland cancer
  • stage IV salivary gland cancer
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms

Name

Location

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer CenterNashville, Tennessee  37232-6838
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center - Cool SpringsNashville, Tennessee  37064
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center at FranklinNashville, Tennessee  37064