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A Mobile App to Stabilize Daily Functional Activity of Breast Cancer Patients in Collaboration With the Physician: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

A Mobile App to Stabilize Daily Functional Activity of Breast Cancer Patients in Collaboration With the Physician: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Initiatives -
The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of a mobile app on patient-reported daily functional activity in a supervised and unsupervised setting. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2013
End Year
2015
Funding
This research was supported by the Swiss Tumor Institute Zürich, Switzerland.
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Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort

Marker Paper

Egbring M, Far E, Roos M, et al. A Mobile App to Stabilize Daily Functional Activity of Breast Cancer Patients in Collaboration With the Physician: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. J Med Internet Res. 2016;18(9):e238. Published 2016 Sep 6. doi:10.2196/jmir.6414

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
139
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

Eligible participants were recruited consecutively and without preselection during planning of chemotherapy.
Selection Criteria
Gender
women
Minimum age
18
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Switzerland
Ethnic Origin
Health Status
  • breast cancer

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • Clinical patients

Number of participants

Number of participants
138
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
The study developed a novel open-source mobile and Web app to record daily functional activity and adverse events. This mobile app was made available in the Apple and Google Android stores free of charge.
Start Date
2013-12
End Date
2015-07
Data sources
  • Mobile data collection
    • Mobile phone
    • Smartphone
    • Smartphone apps