PaRTNer - Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to understand how out of pocket costs and financial stress may affect symptoms and quality of life in patients treated for head and neck cancer.

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Head and Neck cancer

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Adults who:
- Are able to read and write in English
- Are diagnosed with head and neck cancer
- Have a cancer treatment plan that includes radiation therapy or radiation therapy and chemotherapy

Age Group

What is Involved?

If you choose to join this study, you will:
- Be asked to complete quality of life questionnaires before the start of your treatment and at 3 months and 6 months after treatment is finished.
-- The questionnaires will ask you for information such as your family, marital status, work status, educational level, symptoms and quality of life, your financial health and actual costs of cancer care.
- Be willing to spend about 20 minutes to complete the questionnaires.
- Be involved in the study for about 8 months.

Study Details

Full Title
PaRTNer: Patient Reported Outcomes and Financial Toxicity in Head and Neck Cancer A Pilot, Survey Based Study
Principal Investigator
Radiation Oncologist
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00092590
NCT: NCT03506451
Phase N/A
Enrollment Status
Open for Enrollment
Contact the Duke Recruitment Innovation Center