Optimizing Fall-risk Prediction in Older Adults With Cancer

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The Washington University

Status

Completed

Conditions

Cancer

Treatments

Other: End-of-study Participant Assessment
Other: End-of-study Healthcare Provider Assessment
Other: Follow-up Healthcare Provider Assessment
Other: Follow-up Participant Assessment
Other: Baseline Healthcare Provider Assessment
Other: Baseline Participant Assessment

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02912273
201609049

Details and patient eligibility

About

To establish the optimal strategy of fall-risk assessment to predict falls in older adults receiving cancer therapy.

Enrollment

227 patients

Sex

All

Ages

65+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Age ≥65
  • Receiving systemic cancer therapy, including conventional chemotherapy, novel/targeted agents or hormonal agents (e.g. anti-estrogen or anti-androgen) OR will begin systemic therapy within the next 4 weeks.
  • Estimated life expectancy >1 year
  • Anticipated to receive ongoing care at Siteman Cancer Center and its satellite sites
  • Able to understand and willing to sign an IRB-approved written informed consent document

Exclusion criteria

Unable to read and understand English

Trial design

227 participants in 1 patient group

Fall Risk Assessment Group
Description:
-Participants will complete baseline primarily self-administered cancer-specific geriatric assessments and measures of neuropathy and pain, an abbreviated geriatric assessment with each follow-up clinic visit (generally every 3-4 weeks in patients receiving systemic therapy) for 6-months of follow-up and a final end-of-study assessment.
Treatment:
Other: Baseline Participant Assessment
Other: Baseline Healthcare Provider Assessment
Other: Follow-up Participant Assessment
Other: Follow-up Healthcare Provider Assessment
Other: End-of-study Healthcare Provider Assessment
Other: End-of-study Participant Assessment

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