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Use of a Video Decision Tool to Improve Informed Decision-Making in Hospitalized Patients Considering Palliative Radiation Therapy


N/A
18 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Metastatic Cancer or Locally Advanced, Patients Receiving Palliative Radiation

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Trial Information

Use of a Video Decision Tool to Improve Informed Decision-Making in Hospitalized Patients Considering Palliative Radiation Therapy


Inclusion Criteria:



- Age ≥18 years

- Eligible for palliative radiation to the brain, spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis, skin,
or bone as per the judgment of the radiation oncologist or nurse practitioner

- Patient is English-speaking and able to give informed consent and fill out study
questionnaires

- Hospitalized at MSKCC

- Pathologically confirmed malignancy

- Cancer is metastatic or locally advanced, and is not curable

- Patients who may undergo radiation at a satellite facility are still eligible for
protocol enrollment

Exclusion Criteria:

- Those who have seen the video beforehand

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

create an effective video decision aid

Outcome Description:

Effectiveness of the video tool will be assessed by the following measures before and after watching the video. The pre- and post-assessment design comparing uncertainty, knowledge and preference scores of a video explaining palliative radiation and palliative care.

Outcome Time Frame:

1 year

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Beryl McCormack, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

12-172

NCT ID:

NCT01667965

Start Date:

August 2012

Completion Date:

August 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Metastatic Cancer or Locally Advanced
  • Patients Receiving Palliative Radiation
  • palliative radiation
  • 12-172
  • Neoplasm Metastasis
  • Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms, Second Primary

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Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021