Cancer and Aging: Reflections for Elders (CARE) Intervention for Cancer

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
CancerCancer and Aging: Reflections for Elders (CARE) Intervention - Behavioral
Eligibility
65+
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial is testing a new cancer intervention called CARE to see if it's more effective than the standard intervention, SWSC, in treating depression and distress.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 9 months

9 months
Depression and Anxiety: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Cancer and Aging: Reflections for Elders (CARE) Intervention
1 of 2
Social Work and Supportive Counseling (SWSC)
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

296 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Cancer and Aging: Reflections for Elders (CARE) Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

Cancer and Aging: Reflections for Elders (CARE) Intervention
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Cancer and Aging: Reflections for Elders (CARE) Intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Social Work and Supportive Counseling (SWSC)
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Social Work and Supportive Counseling (SWSC) Intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 9 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterLead Sponsor
1,832 Previous Clinical Trials
584,112 Total Patients Enrolled
Christian Nelson, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
8 Previous Clinical Trials
1,809 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 65+ · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
New York100.0%
How old are they?
65+100.0%
What site did they apply to?
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%

How responsive is this trial?

Most responsive sites:
  1. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: < 48 hours
Average response time
  • < 2 Days
Typically responds via
Phone Call100.0%