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Cleveland, Ohio 44195


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to determine whether Reiki energy healing affects anxiety and disease progression in patients with localized prostate cancer who are candidates for radical prostatectomy.


Study summary:

120 newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients will be randomized to one of 3 groups: Reiki, another touch therapy, or guided imagery. Subjects in the Reiki and touch therapy groups have 8 sessions in the 4 weeks prior to their medical intervention. Those in the imagery group have one session prior to their medical intervention.


Criteria:

Inclusion criteria: - Newly diagnosed with prostate cancer - Scheduled for radial prostatectomy, external beam radiation, brachytherapy, or a combination of these Exclusion criteria: - Already involved in energy healing treatments - Any patient whose medical intervention could not wait the 4-weeks for intervention for medical reasons - Any patient who gets neo-adjuvant therapy or any herbal product that could affect PSA


NCT ID:

NCT00065208


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Joan Fox, Ph.D.
The Cleveland Clinic


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: December 18, 2017

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