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2015-04-23 14:04:47 | BioPortfolio

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Clinical Trials [473 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Role of Geriatric Intervention in Treatment of Older Patients With Cancer : a Phase III Randomized Study (PREPARE)

Randomized trials have already demonstrated that geriatric intervention was able to improve survival in the general elderly population but only a few have been performed in cancer patients...

The SEAMLESS Study: Smartphone App-based Mindfulness for Cancer Survivors

Smartphone app-based health interventions are an innovative way to deliver psychosocial cancer-care. In the SEAMLESS study, the investigators aim to evaluate a 4 week smartphone app-based ...

Lifestyle Change for Better Health

The goal of the research is to provide a first critical test of the novel scientific idea that a combined diet and exercise intervention may ameliorate shortening of leukocyte telomere len...

Exercise Intervention Among Men With Prostate Cancer Initiating Androgen Deprivation Therapy: A Pilot Study

This research study is evaluating the impact and feasibility of a 12-week brisk walking and moderate strength training exercise intervention including a virtual component in men who are in...

Promoting Quality of Life Among Young Adult Cancer Survivors

This study expands on a prior pilot study to refine the intervention messaging to focus on goal-oriented thinking, include a coach, and extend the intervention to a larger sample of young ...

PubMed Articles [25982 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Examining the preliminary efficacy of an intervention for fear of cancer recurrence in female cancer survivors: a randomized controlled clinical trial pilot study.

Among cancer survivors, fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) is the most frequently reported unmet need. Despite this, research on psychosocial interventions that target FCR is limited. To address this ga...

The effectiveness of positive psychology intervention on the well-being, meaning, and life satisfaction of mothers of children with cancer: A brief report.

The aim of this study was to promote emotional well-being, hope, life satisfaction, and meaning to mothers of children with cancer utilizing a positive psychology intervention. The study population in...

Evaluating a psychosocial intervention for men with prostate cancer and their partners: Outcomes and lessons learned from a randomized controlled trial.

This study evaluated the process and outcome of a psychosocial intervention for men with prostate cancer and their partners. As more men survive prostate cancer, they and their partners need help and ...

A brief psychoeducational intervention improves memory contentment in breast cancer survivors with cognitive concerns: results of a single-arm prospective study.

One in three breast cancer survivors experiences persistent cognitive changes that can negatively impact daily functioning and quality of life. In our cancer center, the largest tertiary cancer center...

A qualitative study exploring the views, attitudes and beliefs of patients and health professionals towards exercise intervention for people who are surgically treated for lung cancer.

Surgical removal remains the best curative option for patients diagnosed with early-stage lung cancer. However, it is also associated with significant morbidity and reduced quality of life. Interventi...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.

A study that uses observations at multiple time points before and after an intervention (the "interruption"), in an attempt to detect whether the intervention has had an effect significantly greater than any underlying trend over time.

A study that compares a group of participants receiving an intervention with a similar group from the past who did not.

Epidemiologic investigations designed to test a hypothesized cause-effect relation by modifying the supposed causal factor(s) in the study population.

A cancer registry mandated under the National Cancer Act of 1971 to operate and maintain a population-based cancer reporting system, reporting periodically estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a continuing project of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Among its goals, in addition to assembling and reporting cancer statistics, are the monitoring of annual cancer incident trends and the promoting of studies designed to identify factors amenable to cancer control interventions. (From National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 91-3074, October 1990)

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