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The Effects of Aggressive Patient Management on Cancer Therapy Management


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18 Years
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Not Enrolling
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Trial Information

The Effects of Aggressive Patient Management on Cancer Therapy Management


This is an observational study of the effects of aggressive patient management. The records
of 50 patients treated under the aggressive management plan will be matched with the records
of 50 previous patients and attempts made to assess the improvement, if any, found.
Statistical analysis will compare the outcomes of the study group and the matched control
group for initial completion of planned therapy as per prescription, weight loss during
therapy, intercurrent illness, and intercurrent hospitalizations. Long term analysis will
compare the study group's outcomes (compared to expected outcomes) compared to the matched
control group.


Inclusion Criteria:



- live 45 minutes from treatment facility

- family income less than 200% federal poverty guideline

Exclusion Criteria:

- none

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Outcome Measure:

To test effects of intensive patient management on patient's compliance with referral and subsequent treatment protocol.

Outcome Time Frame:

1 year

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Michael C Baird, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

2008-0093

NCT ID:

NCT00962572

Start Date:

January 2009

Completion Date:

December 2010

Related Keywords:

  • Cancer
  • Outcomes
  • Cancer
  • Radiotherapy
  • Socio-economic

Name

Location

University of Mississippi Radiation OncologyJackson, Mississippi  39213