Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Cancer Caregivers / MCP-C for Glioblastoma

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
GlioblastomaMeaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Cancer Caregivers / MCP-C - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing an intervention called Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy (MCP) to see if it can improve spiritual well-being and decrease existential distress in caregivers of patients with Glioblastoma. The investigators want to find out about caregivers' initial impressions of MCP so that the intervention can be adjusted to better meet their needs.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1 year

1 year
Acceptability of Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Cancer Caregivers (MCP-C) delivered to caregivers of participants with GBM

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Part I
1 of 2
Part II
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

64 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Cancer Caregivers / MCP-C · No Placebo Group · Phase < 1

Part I
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Focus Group · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Part IIExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Enhanced Usual Care / EUC, Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Cancer Caregivers / MCP-C · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Focus Group
Completed Phase 1

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1 year

Who is running the clinical trial?

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterLead Sponsor
1,834 Previous Clinical Trials
588,299 Total Patients Enrolled
13 Trials studying Glioblastoma
891 Patients Enrolled for Glioblastoma
Allison Applebaum, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
6 Previous Clinical Trials
732 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
There are many current options for patients with GBM
The individual indicates that they are experiencing significant distress and that this distress is related to their caregiving role.
The researchers screened for English proficiency and judged that the consenting professionals were competent in English in order to manage the focus groups
The consenting professional believes that the person taking the English proficiency screener is proficient in English.