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Last refreshed on: 16 December 2017
Main ID:  NCT02749877
Date of registration: 12/04/2016
Prospective Registration: Yes
Primary sponsor: University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
Public title: Efficacy of Cognitive and Physical Trainings in Pediatric Cancer Survivors
Scientific title: Efficacy of Cognitive and Physical Trainings in Pediatric Cancer Survivors
Date of first enrolment: January 2017
Target sample size: 190
Recruitment status: Recruiting
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Allocation: Randomized. Intervention model: Parallel Assignment. Primary purpose: Treatment. Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor).  
Phase:  N/A
Countries of recruitment
Name:     Kurt Leibundgut, Prof. Dr.
Telephone: +41 31 632 9337
Name:     Kurt Leibundgut, MD, Prof
Telephone: 0041 (0)31 632 94 95
Name:     Kurt Leibundgut, MD Prof
Affiliation:  Inselspital Bern, Switzerland
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Informed consent as documented by signature of participants and / or parents / legal

- Age 7-16 years

- A history of cancer either with or without CNS involvement in the past 10 years and
termination of treatment at least 12 months prior to participation in the study

- Treatment of cancer including either radiation and / or chemotherapy in addition to
surgical tumor removal if the cancer did not involve the CNS

Exclusion Criteria:

- Contraindication to cognitive training and / or presentation of physical activity on a
TV- or computer screen, in particular epilepsy

- Any other instable neurological or physical condition

- Cancer treatment of only surgical intervention without subsequent radiation and / or
chemotherapy if the CNS was not affected

- For female participants: Pregnancy or breast feeding; or, intention to become pregnant
during the course of the experiment; or, lack of safe contraception (defined as:
female participants of childbearing potential, not using a medically reliable method
of contraception, such as oral, injectable, or implantable contraceptives, or
intrauterine contraceptive devices, or who are not using any other method considered
sufficiently reliable by the investigator in individual cases). A pregnancy test will
be provided for participants of ages 14 and older

- Known or suspected non-compliance, drug or alcohol abuse

- Inability to follow the procedures of the study, e.g. due to language problems,
psychological disorders, etc. of the participant

- Enrolment of the investigator, his/her family members, employees and other dependent

Age minimum: 7 Years
Age maximum: 16 Years
Gender: All
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Pediatric Cancer
Behavioral: Physical Training
Behavioral: Working Memory Training
Primary Outcome(s)
Participant's individual score in executive functions (Subtest Block Recall; Color-Word Interference Test) [Time Frame: baseline - 8 weeks - 3 months]
Secondary Outcome(s)
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Please refer to primary and secondary sponsors
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Results available:
Date Posted:
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