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The study “Immersive Multimedia as an Adjunctive Measure for Pain Control in Cancer Patients” aims to determine if immersive multimedia therapy is effective as an adjunctive intervention in the management of chronic pain in cancer patients.
The study is looking to recruit cancer patients who are experiencing chronic pain to test the use of an immersive multimedia experience in their own homes. The equipment and training will be provided, and in appreciation of your time, you will also receive a fee for your participation.
Here’s some of the eligibility criteria:
* Age 16 or older
* Previous or current medical diagnosis of cancer
* Previous or current treatment by chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal treatment, or surgery
* Currently an outpatient (not hospitalized)
* Chronic pain sufferer (suffering ongoing daily pain for 3 months or more with a Neuropathic Rating Pain Scale score of 4 or more)
To view all eligibility criteria and read more about the study, please see the poster below.