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An Evaluation of Quality of Life Outcomes in Cancer Patients Receiving Home Parenteral


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18 Years
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Open (Enrolling)
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Cancer

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Trial Information

An Evaluation of Quality of Life Outcomes in Cancer Patients Receiving Home Parenteral


This is a prospective descriptive non-randomized clinical study to examine quality of life
outcomes and use of pain and anti-emetic therapy for patients receiving HPN support. The
EORTC QLQ-C30 will be used to evaluate quality of life. All subjects will be monitored
monthly throughout the course of treatment for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 1
year.


Inclusion Criteria:



- Patients with a cancer diagnosis who have been receiving parenteral nutrition in the
hospital or have started on HPN while at Cancer Treatment Centers of America and meet
the criteria for home parenteral nutrition.

- Patient expected to have a life expectancy of greater than 90 days post discharge.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients less than 18 years of age

- HPN patients who do not receive nutrition assessment and follow-up by the Coram
Healthcare nutrition support team

- Refuse to participate

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Quality of Life

Outcome Description:

To examine the effect of parenteral nutrition support in the home care setting on quality of life as measured by the EORTC QLQ-C30

Outcome Time Frame:

Monthly for a minimum of 3 months to a maximum of 12 months

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Ross Taylor, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southwestern Regional Medical Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

SRMC 10-03

NCT ID:

NCT01152879

Start Date:

May 2010

Completion Date:

May 2015

Related Keywords:

  • Cancer
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Quality of Life

Name

Location

Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southwestern Regional Medical CenterTulsa, Oklahoma  74133-4564