Physical Therapy for Stomach Cancer

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Stomach Cancer+3 MorePhysical Therapy - Procedure
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial is studying how well a prehabilitation program works to improve patient outcomes after surgery compared to the normal standard of care prehabilitation in frail patients undergoing surgery for pancreatic, liver, or gastric cancer.

Eligible Conditions
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Adult Liver Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

4 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, 2 weeks, 3, 6, 12 months

Baseline
Complication burden
Frailty assessment
Morbidity
Month 12
Health-related quality of life (composite measure)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

4 Treatment Groups

Arm II (best practice)
1 of 4
Arm I (best practice)
1 of 4
Arm I (physical therapy consultation, exercise intervention)
1 of 4
Arm III (physical therapy consultation, exercise intervention)
1 of 4

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

144 Total Participants · 4 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Physical Therapy · No Placebo Group · N/A

Arm I (physical therapy consultation, exercise intervention)Experimental Group · 3 Interventions: Physical Therapy, Exercise Intervention, Questionnaire Administration · Intervention Types: Procedure, Behavioral, Other
Arm III (physical therapy consultation, exercise intervention)Experimental Group · 3 Interventions: Physical Therapy, Exercise Intervention, Questionnaire Administration · Intervention Types: Procedure, Behavioral, Other
Arm II (best practice)ActiveComparator Group · 2 Interventions: Best Practice, Questionnaire Administration · Intervention Types: Other, Other
Arm I (best practice)ActiveComparator Group · 2 Interventions: Best Practice, Questionnaire Administration · Intervention Types: Other, Other
Treatment
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Physical Therapy
2020
Completed Phase 4
~1330
Exercise Intervention
2017
Completed Phase 4
~1810

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 2 weeks, 3, 6, 12 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer CenterLead Sponsor
287 Previous Clinical Trials
285,869 Total Patients Enrolled
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NIH
13,088 Previous Clinical Trials
41,141,892 Total Patients Enrolled
Aslam Ejaz, MD, MPHPrincipal Investigator - Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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