Quality-of-Life Assessment for Brain Tumor

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TXBrain Tumor+1 MoreQuality-of-Life Assessment - Other
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether monitoring step count could be a helpful measure of physical activity for newly diagnosed glioma patients undergoing radiation therapy.

Eligible Conditions
  • Brain Tumor
  • Radiation Therapy Patient

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

4 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Up to 6 months

Up to 6 months
Retention rate
Satisfaction/acceptability rate questionnaire
Month 6
Consent rate
Up to 6 weeks
Fitbit adherence rate

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Group I (pedometer)
1 of 2
Group II (FitBit)
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

50 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Quality-of-Life Assessment · No Placebo Group · N/A

Group II (FitBit)Experimental Group · 3 Interventions: Quality-of-Life Assessment, FitBit, Questionnaire Administration · Intervention Types: Other, Device, Other
Group I (pedometer)ActiveComparator Group · 3 Interventions: Quality-of-Life Assessment, Questionnaire Administration, Pedometer · Intervention Types: Other, Other, Device
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: up to 6 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Cancer Institute (NCI)NIH
13,153 Previous Clinical Trials
41,162,258 Total Patients Enrolled
M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterLead Sponsor
2,827 Previous Clinical Trials
1,792,796 Total Patients Enrolled
Shiao-Pei S WeathersPrincipal InvestigatorM.D. Anderson Cancer Center
4 Previous Clinical Trials
203 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You should have a smartphone.
You need to have Wi-Fi access.
You have never used a wearable activity tracker before.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is recruitment of participants currently underway for this experiment?

"Currently, the research team is seeking volunteers for this medical trial. It was originally posted on September 28th 2020 and recently updated November 28th 2022 as indicated by clinicaltrials.gov." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many volunteers are enrolled in this experiment?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov reveals that this medical experiment is actively enrolling participants, after being first posted on 28th September 2020 and recently amended on the 28th November 2022. 50 individuals need to be sourced from one site for inclusion in this trial." - 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.