A Collaborative Palliative and Leukemia Care Model for Patients With AML Receiving Non-Intensive Therapy

Description

This research study is evaluating the impact a collaborative palliative care and oncology team will have on end-of-life outcomes, quality of end-of-life care, and the quality of life, symptoms, and mood of patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) receiving non-intensive therapy

Study Start Date

October, 31 2017

Estimated Completion Date

October 2024

Interventions

  • Other: Palliative Care
  • Other: Standard Leukemia care

Study ID

Massachusetts General Hospital -- 17-327

Status

Recruiting

Trial ID

NCT03310918

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

320

Sponsor

Massachusetts General Hospital

Inclusion Criteria

  • Patients with AML receiving non-intensive therapy including hypomethylating agents, single-agent chemotherapy, targeted therapy agents, or single or combination non-intensive agents offered on a clinical trial, including the following populations:
  • Newly diagnosed AML
  • Relapsed AML
  • Primary refractory AML
  • The ability to provide informed consent
  • The ability to comprehend English or complete questionnaires with minimal assistance of an interpreter

Exclusion Criteria

  • Patients not receiving care at MGH
  • Patients receiving intensive chemotherapy (requiring 4-6 week hospitalization)
  • Patients receiving supportive care alone
  • Major psychiatric illness or co-morbid conditions prohibiting compliance with study procedures
  • Patients already receiving palliative care

Gender

All

Ages

18 Years and older

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (6)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Areej ElJawahri MD 617-726-5765 ael-jawahri@partners.org
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Areej ElJawahri MD 617-726-5765 ael-jawahri@partners.org
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Areej ElJawahri MD 617-726-5765 ael-jawahri@partners.org
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Areej ElJawahri MD 617-726-5765 ael-jawahri@partners.org
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Areej ElJawahri MD 617-726-5765 ael-jawahri@partners.org
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Areej ElJawahri MD 617-726-5765 ael-jawahri@partners.org

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