A Randomized Controlled Trial of Inquiry Based Stress Reduction (IBSR) Program for Cancer Survivors - Effects on Quality of Life, Psychological Measures,Physical Symptoms, and Biological Measurements.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Quality of Life (QoL)
Validated 41 items questionnaire will be used to assess QoL, including: Measures of psychological status: Fear of recurrence, perceived stress, anxiety, and depressive symptoms. Physical symptoms: Fatigue, pain, sleep disturbance. Social concerns Spiritual well being
All participants will be asked to fill the same questionnaires at the initiation of the study (T1) and again after 3 months (end of intervention)
Nadir Arber, Prof.
Tel Aviv Medical Center
Israel: Ethics Commission