While successful advancements in treatment for childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
have resulted in a growing cohort of survivors, these survivors are at risk for a number of
long-term health problems. This study proposes to develop and conduct feasibility testing
for a smartphone application that would deliver a health behavior intervention to this
A formative phase focused on intervention and software development will be followed by a
pilot/feasibility test of the intervention. Participants in the intervention will receive a
customized study-designed mobile phone app with a social networking component in which users
will be able to support one another. They will also receive personal support from a health
counselor to help set goals and discuss areas of concern.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label
Feasibility of the Mila Blooms Intervention at changing health behaviors.
Test the feasibility of the Mila Blooms intervention at changing diet, physical activity, body mass index (BMI), and social cognitive mediators of health behavior change.
~9 weeks (from pre-intervention baseline to post-intervention follow-up)
Bernard F. Fuemmeler, Ph.D., MPH
Duke University Health System
United States: Institutional Review Board
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