Collecting and Storing Information From Patients With Cancer or Other Chronic Disease Who Have Undergone Neurobehavioral Assessments on Another Clinical Trial

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • participants needed
    300
  • sponsor
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Updated on 7 November 2020
cancer

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RATIONALE: Learning about neurobehavioral function and quality of life over time in patients with cancer or other chronic disease may help doctors learn about the long-term effects of treatment and plan the best treatment. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is collecting and storing information over time from patients with cancer or other chronic disease who have undergone neurobehavioral assessments on another clinical trial.

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OBJECTIVES: Primary - Determine the neurobehavioral function of patients with chronic illness by analyzing stored data collected from IRB-approved protocols comprising retrospective data collected on protocols that are now closed and prospective data from current and future protocols. Secondary - Determine the relationship between neurobehavioral functioning and medical, neuroimaging, neurologic, and psychiatric variables in these patients. - Determine the association of neurobehavioral functioning and medication adherence, life events, and family functioning in these patients. - Compare neurobehavioral measures between different subgroups within an illness group. - Determine the effects of treatment (e.g., antiretroviral therapy, radiation therapy) on neurobehavioral functioning over time in these patients. - Compare the responses of patients and caregivers on behavioral, adherence, and quality of life questionnaires. - Compare various aspects of neurobehavioral functioning between patients with different chronic medical conditions. - Validate novel assessment tools developed to better measure specific domains of functioning, such as quality of life and neurologic function in children with chronic illnesses with possible CNS involvement. OUTLINE: This is a longitudinal, retrospective, and prospective study. Retrospective data previously collected from patients enrolled on IRB-approved protocols is identified from the secure NCI/Medical Illness Counseling Center (MICC) neuropsychological database. Prospective data is collected from patients as specified in current or future IRB-approved protocols and entered in the secure NCI/MICC neuropsychological database within 1 month of assessment. Retrospective and prospective data collected from multisite IRB-approved protocols, that have a CCR investigator and the neurobehavioral data managed by NCI, may be included in analyses when appropriate. Various cross-sectional and/or longitudinal analyses are conducted on the selected data in the NCI/MICC neuropsychological database when appropriate. PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 300 patients will be accrued for this study.

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Condition von Recklinghausen's Disease, Lymphoma, Metastasis, leukemia, Lymphoma
Treatment psychosocial assessment and care, quality-of-life assessment, management of therapy complications, physiologic testing, cognitive assessment
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT00459199
SponsorNational Cancer Institute (NCI)
Last Modified on7 November 2020

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