Ovarian Cancer Clinical Trial
Acupressure for Fatigue in Ovarian Cancer Survivors
The purpose of this study is to see if accupressure can help reduce the severity of fatigue experienced by ovarian cancer patients. Acupressure involves applying mild to moderate physical pressure by fingers, hand or a device to specific points on the skin to try to bring about a change in the body's functioning, in this case relief from chronic fatigue.
Women aged 21 and older
Diagnosis of ovarian cancer, stages I to IV
Have average persistent fatigue defined a >=4 on the Brief Fatigue Inventory at least 50% of their days for at least 3 months
Fatigue must have started at or after the diagnosis of ovarian cancer
Completed all primary cancer treatments (surgery, chemotherapy at least 6 months prior), except maintenance therapies
No other planned interventions for fatigue other than current stable medication
Acupuncture or acupressure receipt in past year
Have a diagnosis of untreated mood disorder, e.g., bipolar or major depressive disorder
Have a current diagnosis of anemia
Have a current untreated diagnosis of hypothyroidism
Have an initiation, a cessation or change of treatment of any chronic medications, dietary supplements, behavioral therapy, physical therapy, etc., or any planned change of medications, supplements or therapies during the study
Have the possibility of becoming pregnant
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There is 1 Location for this study
Ann Arbor Michigan, 48109, United States
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