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Formative Study of Tailored Survivor Health Promotion

18 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Colorectal Cancer

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Trial Information

Formative Study of Tailored Survivor Health Promotion

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

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.

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.

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Crossover, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Colorectal Cancer Patients' Concerns + Behavior Changes Post Treatment

Outcome Time Frame:

Qualitative data collection over 2 years

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Holly Holmes, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

December 2008

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cancer Survivorship Study
  • Questionnaires
  • Survivorship
  • Survivor Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Behavior Changes
  • Computer-assisted intervention program
  • Colorectal Neoplasms



UT MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas  77030
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas  77030
Kelsey Research Foundation Houston, Texas  77005