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This study is to adapt and evaluate a multicomponent intervention to reduce sedentary behavior and improve psychosocial distress and quality of life in rural cancer survivors currently receiving treatment. The multicomponent intervention combines Harmony & Health (HH),40,41 a face-to-face light-intensity physical activity intervention to reduce sedentary behavior and psychosocial distress, with AIM,42 a smartphonebased personalized messaging intervention, to motivate participants to move more and sit less.


Clinical Trial Description

Primary Objective To adapt a multicomponent intervention (HH+AIM) that assesses the perspective of health care provider and cancer survivors about: 1) needs related to psychosocial distress and health behaviors in rural patients with cancer, 2) needs related to implementing interventions within the treatment setting, 3) barriers to intervention delivery/participate, and 4) preferred means/methods for referring participants and receiving information related to the intervention. Secondary Objectives - To assess time spent sitting in prolonged bouts of 20 consecutive minutes or more (minutes/day) - To assess daily number of steps (collected using the activPALTM over 7 days at week 8, data will be averaging over 7 days to get minutes per day) - To assess psychosocial distress measured using the NCCN Distress Thermometer scores - To assess health-related quality of life measured using the SF-36 short form ;


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NCT number NCT05056831
Study type Interventional
Source M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Contact Scherezade K Mama
Phone (713) 563-7546
Email [email protected]
Status Recruiting
Phase N/A
Start date June 21, 2021
Completion date December 31, 2023

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