Assessing the Impact of Electronic Capture of Patient Reported Outcomes in Radiation Oncology

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Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Medicine

Status

Completed

Conditions

Patients With Lung, Breast, Head and Neck, or Pelvic Malignancies

Treatments

Other: Survey

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02756767
UPCC 24915

Details and patient eligibility

About

The goals of this study are to assess the feasibility of weekly administration of site specific patient reported assessments using an electronic platform and to explore the correlation between patient reported outcomes as well as known dosimetric prognostic factors in patients with lung, breast, head and neck, or pelvic malignancies

Enrollment

75 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with breast cancer, lung cancer, head and neck cancer, or gynecologic cancer receiving definitive external beam radiotherapy.
  • Must be ≥ 18 years of age
  • Able to read, write, and speak English in order to complete patient reported outcomes.

Patients will be approached about the study at the time of consultation or at the time of simulation by their treating physicians or by a research coordinator. All patients must sign a study-specific informed consent to participate. All patients, including those who do not choose to consent to the study, will be provided with a short survey to assess health literacy using the eHealth Literacy Scale (eHEALS).

For those not consenting to the study, the survey will be de-identified and will also ask for basic demographic information including age grouping, race, education level, and type of cancer.

Trial design

75 participants in 1 patient group

Completed subjects
Description:
Subjects will complete patient-reported outcomes assessments during and after radiation therapy.
Treatment:
Other: Survey

Trial contacts and locations

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