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A Pilot Trial of an Embedded Collaborative Model of Supportive Care for Pancreatic Cancer


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18 Years
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Not Enrolling
Both
Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

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Trial Information

A Pilot Trial of an Embedded Collaborative Model of Supportive Care for Pancreatic Cancer


Inclusion Criteria:



- Patients:

- Adults (≥ 18 years old)

- Pathologically-confirmed locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic
adenocarcinoma diagnosed within the past 8 weeks

- Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Performance Status of 0
(asymptomatic), 1 (symptomatic but fully ambulatory), or 2 (symptomatic and in
bed <50% of the day)

- Planning to receive continued care from an oncologist at the Hillman Cancer
Center

- Accompanied by a caregiver (family member or friend) at the first visit

- Caregivers:

- Adults (>= 18 years old)

- Family member or friend of an eligible patient

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients:

- Unable to read and respond to questions in English

- Not planning to receive continued care from an oncologist at the Hillman Cancer
Center

- Pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer

- Caregivers:

- Unable to read and respond to questions in English

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Outcome Measure:

trial feasibility

Outcome Description:

We will assess trial feasibility by monitoring number of eligible patients per clinic day, contact rates, interest rates, enrollment rates, randomization rates, intervention visit completion rates, and outcome assessment completion rates.

Outcome Time Frame:

up to 2 years

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Yael Schenker, MD, MAS

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of Pittsburgh

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

PRO13020507

NCT ID:

NCT01885884

Start Date:

July 2013

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
  • Supportive Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Embedded, coordinated model of supportive care within oncology care
  • Patient and Caregiver support
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms

Name

Location

University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), Hillman Cancer Center Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15232