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FACT for Parenting (FACT Trial)

Waitlist Available
Led By Zev M Nakamura, MD
Research Sponsored by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 6 weeks
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FACT Trial Summary

This trial will test an intervention to help parents communicate with their children about cancer. 40 patients will be enrolled and compared with a wait-list control condition. The hypothesis is that the intervention is feasible and acceptable.

Eligible Conditions
  • Parenting
  • Cancer
  • Tumors
  • Communication
  • Parent-Child Relationship

FACT Trial Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~6 weeks
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 6 weeks for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Acceptability as Assessed by a Semi-structured, Post-intervention Interview
Acceptability as Measured by FACT Satisfaction Scale
Families Addressing Cancer Together (FACT) Satisfaction Scale
Secondary outcome measures
Change From Baseline Communication Self-efficacy Using the CSES
Feasibility of Participant Retention as Measured by Percentage of Participants Who Complete Survey
Feasibility of Participant Retention as Measured by Percentage of Participants Who Complete Survey Assessments at 6 Weeks.
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FACT Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: FACT interventionExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Families Addressing Cancer Together (FACT) intervention plus questionnaires
Group II: Wait-list control conditionActive Control1 Intervention
Participants assigned to the waitlist control condition only complete questionnaires during the study period. After they have completed their 6-week study activities, they will receive access to the FACT intervention.
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Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug

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Who is running the clinical trial?

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer CenterLead Sponsor
348 Previous Clinical Trials
88,125 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Parenting
68 Patients Enrolled for Parenting
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)NIH
3,267 Previous Clinical Trials
5,480,467 Total Patients Enrolled
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NIH
13,633 Previous Clinical Trials
40,928,702 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Parenting
15 Patients Enrolled for Parenting

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Is this investigation taking on individuals aged 70 or more?

"To be considered for this medical research, individuals must fall within the age range of 18-99 years old. There are 451 trials available for those under 18 and 2674 studies accessible to seniors aged 65+."

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Who is eligible to take part in this research study?

"This medical trial is currently recruiting 40 individuals aged 18 to 99 years old who meet the following criteria: ability to comprehend and adhere to research protocols, parental status (biological, step-parental, kinship caregiver or custodial guardian of a child aged 3 - 17 able to communicate in English), signed informed consent documents; diagnosis of Stage II-IV invasive solid tumor not under watchful observation."

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How many participants are currently included in this clinical trial?

"Absolutely, the information on clinicaltrials.gov suggests that this research endeavour has been actively recruiting since July 5th 2022 and was recently updated on July 7th 2022. A total of 40 patients are sought from a single medical centre."

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What objective is the clinical trial aiming to accomplish?

"The primary purpose of this examination, which will be observed for approximately 6 weeks is to assess Acceptability through a semi-structured post-intervention interview. Other goals include assessing Recruitment feasibility (percentage of eligible patients who consent), evaluating the Change from baseline communication self-efficacy using an adapted version of the Communication Self-Efficacy Scale (CSES) with higher scores indicating more efficacy, and gauging Feasibility of participant retention by determining the percentage of participants that complete survey assessments at 6 weeks."

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Is this investigation taking in new participants?

"Affirmative, clinicaltrials.gov confirms that this medical trial is recruiting participants at present time. The study was first created on July 5th 2022 and the most recent update occurred on July 7th 2022. There are 40 spots open for patients to join from a single site."

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~17 spots leftby Apr 2025