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This is a multi-site randomized control trial taking place at six cancer centers. UC Davis is the lead site. Additional performance sites include the City of Hope Medical Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center at the Univ. of Washington, USC Norris Cancer Center, UCSD Cancer Center, and Johns Hopkins Cancer Center. Clinical trial patients and their caregivers who are randomized to the intervention arm of the study are scheduled for three educational sessions. The sessions focus on teaching problem solving skills based on the COPE problem solving model.
The project introduces and evaluates the effects of a Simultaneous Care Education Intervention, using the COPE model (Creativity, Optimism, Planning and Expert Information) developed by D'Zurilla and Nezu, as one of its key components for cancer patients in Phase I, II and III clinical trials. The SCEI team will use the COPE problem solving educational model to instruct patients on how to problem solve and manage challenges associated not only with the investigational therapy, but also the psychosocial issues that arise from cancer diagnosis, disease progression, treatment, and disease or treatment related symptoms. The educational intervention also sets up a system for regularly contacting the patient and caregiver in order to reinforce what is taught. Patients and caregivers randomized to the intervention arm will receive three education sessions. Patients and designated caregiver will be asked to complete the set of measurement tools approximately every 30 days while enrolled in the study.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Patients and caregivers are taught problem solving skills
UC Davis Cancer Center
University of California, Davis
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:46:29-0400
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