Adult Clinical Trials

Duke Cancer Care Research Program

If you need additional information about any of the trials listed or would like to inquire about other open trials, please contact the DCCRP Pager at 919.970.4902 or Cheryl Brewer, PhD, MSN, RN, Manager Clinical Trials and Project Management at 919.66

3 trials identified.

Patient-Provider Communication in Symptom Management
Phase: N/A
Sponsor: OTHER
Principal Investigator: Amy Abernethy
Contact: Lori Hudson
Phone: 919.668.1859
Reference Number: 00022071

Usability testing of the Q-DACT V2.0: an electronic quality monitoring system for community-based palliative care.
Phase: N/A
Sponsor: PI initiated
Principal Investigator: Amy Abernethy
Contact: Cheryl Brewer, RN
Phone: 919.668.3891
Reference Number: 00030134

Alliance A221303: Randomized Study of Early Palliative Care Integrated with Standard Oncology Care versus Standard Oncology Care Alone in Patients with Incurable Lung or Non-Colorectal Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Phase: N/A
Sponsor: Cooperative Group Initiated
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Crawford
Contact: DCI Cancer Control & Population Sciences
Phone: 919.668.6220
Purpose: The study intervention consists of the early integration of palliative care services into standard oncology care in an outpatient setting for patients with advanced lung and non-colorectal gastrointestinal malignancies who are not being treated with curative intent. The palliative care services provided to patients randomized to the intervention will be provided by board-certified physicians and/or advanced practice nurses and will focus on the following areas: (1) developing and maintaining the therapeutic relationship with the patients and family caregivers; (2) assessing and treating patient symptoms; (3) providing support and reinforcement of coping with advanced cancer in patients and family caregivers; (4) assessing and enhancing prognostic awareness and illness understanding in patients and family caregivers; (5) assisting with treatment decision-making; and (6) end-of-life care planning.
Reference Number: 00062560
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