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A Phase I Randomized Controlled Trial of a Problem-solving Occupational Therapy Intervention for Older Adult Cancer Survivors


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65 Years
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Open (Enrolling)
Both
Cancer

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Trial Information

A Phase I Randomized Controlled Trial of a Problem-solving Occupational Therapy Intervention for Older Adult Cancer Survivors


Inclusion Criteria:



- Age 65 years or older.

- Diagnosed with any solid or hematological cancer.

- Completed cancer treatment with curative intent.

- Evidence of complete response at three months post-treatment; maintenance therapy is
permitted as long as there is no evidence of disease.

- Experiencing disability as indicated by a score of > 3 on the Vulnerable Elder
Survey.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Moderate or worse cognitive impairment as indicated by a score of 3 or less on the
Callahan six-item cognitive screening tool.

- Medical record documentation of severe mental illness (i.e., schizophrenia or bipolar
disorder), active suicidal ideation, or active substance use disorder.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Outcome Measure:

Disability

Outcome Description:

Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument

Outcome Time Frame:

Six weeks

Safety Issue:

No

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

D12110

NCT ID:

NCT01709344

Start Date:

February 2013

Completion Date:

August 2017

Related Keywords:

  • Cancer

Name

Location

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical CenterLebanon, New Hampshire  03756