Internet-based pain coping skills program for Cancer

Fairview Southdale Hospital, Edina, MN
CancerInternet-based pain coping skills program - Behavioral
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether an online pain coping skills program, plus enhanced usual care, can help improve cancer survivors' pain severity and pain interference more than just enhanced usual care alone.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

0 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, 10, 22, and 24 week

22 and 34 weeks
Pain Interference
Pain Severity
Week 24
Health-Related Quality of Life
Opioid/analgesic medication use
Pain Management Self-Efficacy

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Pain Education Only
1 of 2
Internet-based program + Pain Education
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

456 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Internet-based pain coping skills program · No Placebo Group · N/A

Internet-based program + Pain Education
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Internet-based pain coping skills program · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Pain Education OnlyNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Pain Education Only · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 10, 22, and 24 week

Who is running the clinical trial?

Wake Forest University Health SciencesLead Sponsor
1,172 Previous Clinical Trials
1,057,566 Total Patients Enrolled
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NIH
13,283 Previous Clinical Trials
41,234,942 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)NIH
1,281 Previous Clinical Trials
457,491 Total Patients Enrolled
Glenn Lesser, MDStudy ChairWake Forest University Health Sciences
2 Previous Clinical Trials
82 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have recently started experiencing pain or your existing pain has significantly increased since you were diagnosed with cancer or started cancer treatment.

Frequently Asked Questions

In how many locations is this trial being conducted?

"This trial is being conducted at the VCU Massey Cancer Center at Stony Point in Richmond, Hawaii, Queen's Cancer Center - Kuakini in Honolulu, Illinois, and Illinois CancerCare-Peru in Peru. 63 other locations are also participating." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are researchers looking for more test subjects?

"Yes, as of 9/2/2022 this clinical trial is still recruiting patients. 456 individuals are needed to participate and they can do so at any one of the 63 study sites across the nation." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many research subjects are being accepted into this trial?

"That is correct, the trial is still ongoing and actively recruiting patients. The information was first posted on May 13th, 2021 with the most recent update occurring September 2nd, 2022. 63 different centres are looking for 456 total patients." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.