Supportive Oncology Care at Home for Gastroesophageal Cancer

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Gastroesophageal Cancer+3 MoreSupportive Oncology Care at Home - Other
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing a program of remotely monitoring patients with cancer who are receiving chemo, radiotherapy, or chemoradiotherapy, and providing them with home-based care.

Eligible Conditions
  • Gastroesophageal Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 10 Secondary · Reporting Duration: baseline to 6 months

baseline to 6 months
Change in Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Change in Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)
Change in care satisfaction (FAMCARE)
Change in psychological distress (HADS)
Change in quality of life (FACT-G)
Comparison of dose intensity
Proportion of days participants spend outside of the hospital during the study period
Proportion of participants requiring a hospital admission or emergency department visit
Proportion of patients needing an urgent visit to clinic
Rate of treatment delays
Month 6
Change in symptom burden (ESAS)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Usual Care
1 of 2
Supportive Oncology Care at Home
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

300 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Supportive Oncology Care at Home · No Placebo Group · N/A

Supportive Oncology Care at Home
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Supportive Oncology Care at Home · Intervention Types: Other
Usual Care
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Usual Care · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

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

Who is running the clinical trial?

Medically HomeUNKNOWN
1 Previous Clinical Trials
105 Total Patients Enrolled
Massachusetts General HospitalLead Sponsor
2,700 Previous Clinical Trials
30,852,832 Total Patients Enrolled
Ryan Nipp, MDPrincipal Investigator - Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts General Physicians Organization Inc
4 Previous Clinical Trials
434 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
If you are planning to receive care at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), there are a few things you need to know
and Spanish I am fluent in English and Spanish.
You have received definitive treatment for pancreatic, gastroesophageal, rectal, or head and neck cancer.