Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial
Pilot Study for Optimizing Mental Wellbeing & Heart Health for Black Patients w/ Prostate Cancer
Pilot study to determine the feasibility of providing psychosocial and cardiac rehabilitation services to address socioeconomic health disparities and improve wellbeing for black men with prostate cancer.
Subjects will see an oncology Associate Clinical Social Worker at Stanford's Cancer Center for a two hour psychosocial assessment. Subsequently they will be offered up to 10 counseling sessions with a clinical social worker, (Part A). If their physical status allows, participants will also be given the opportunity to participate in a 12-week virtual supervised cardiac rehabilitation program (Part B).
Inclusion Criteria: Inclusion Criteria Part A (Mental Health)
Self-Identify as Black and/or African American
Diagnosed with prostate cancer (per medical history; pathology not required) on Day 1, or is currently, or was formerly, receiving androgen deprivation. It is acceptable for participant to switch/transition to another form of androgen deprivation therapy while in the study. Participant may be receiving or planning to receive additional systemic therapy concurrent with androgen deprivation.
Males >= age 18
Life expectancy of >6 months
Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document in English, and the willingness/ability to comply with the protocol activities.
Ability to wear a mask during all in-person sessions (when required).
Inclusion Criteria: Part B (Cardiac Services)
Have completed the 2-hour intake (as documented by clinical social worker) from Part A. * ECOG Performance Status of <= 2, or at the investigator's discretion, ability to participate in a cardiac rehab program.
Participant must be able and willing to follow the cardiac rehabilitation activities.
Participant must be able to use a cardiac rehabilitation app on their smartphone or tablet.
Exclusion Criteria: Part A (Mental Health Services)
Actively engaging in self harm, or currently on a 5150 or 5250.
Exclusion Criteria: Part B (Cardiac Services)
Uncontrolled angina, active acute coronary syndrome (e.g., unstable angina or acute MI) or poorly controlled arrhythmias.
In the opinion of the Principal Investigator, have a clinically significant comorbid disease that is likely to affect the ability of the patient to complete the trial, interfere with their ability with measurement of self-reported outcomes.
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