Care For The Cancer Caregiver: A Meaning-Based Workshop To Help Manage Caregiver Burden
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Treatments||webcasts, assessments, usual care|
|Sponsor||Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center|
|Collaborator||American Cancer Society, Inc.|
|Start date||September 2014|
|End date||September 2017|
|Trial size||88 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02250911, 14-208|
The purpose of this study is to gather information on how easy it is to implement the workshop, as well as whether individuals find this workshop helpful. In this study, participants will be assigned at random to one of the two study groups. Based on the information we obtain, we hope to develop an easily accessible support service for caregivers.
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
feasibility of this novel approach
time frame: 2 years
Male or female participants at least 18 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - As per self report, a current caregiver to a patient with any site or stage of cancer - Age 18 or over - A score of > 4 on the Distress Thermometer (DT) and indication that this distress is related in some way to the caregiving role - In the judgment of the investigators and/or consenting professional, able to comprehend English to complete study assessments - Able to perform informed consent - Enrollment is open to caregivers with their own current/past cancer histories Exclusion Criteria: - Significant psychiatric or cognitive disturbance sufficient, in the investigator's judgment, to preclude providing informed consent. - As per self report, unable to access a computer with Internet or unable to use a computer with Internet provided by the study - Participated in the development and refinement of the CCC Workshop (prospective exemption X14-006)
|Official title||Care For The Cancer Caregiver: A Meaning-Based Workshop To Help Manage Caregiver Burden|
|Principal investigator||Allison Applebaum, PhD|
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