A Phase I Randomized Controlled Trial of a Problem-solving Occupational Therapy Intervention for Older Adult Cancer Survivors
- 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
- 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:
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument
Outcome Time Frame:
United States: Institutional Review Board
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