TRAIL-CC: Trachelectomy, Radical Hysterectomy, and Intimate Life After Cervical Cancer Study

This study has been completed.
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University of British Columbia Identifier:
First received: January 16, 2006
Last updated: July 10, 2012
Last verified: July 2012

The objective of this study is to compare radical hysterectomy with trachelectomy on outcomes related to intimacy, sexual health, and mood immediately before, 1 month after, and 6 months after surgery.

Cervical Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by University of British Columbia:

Enrollment: 33
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Women diagnosed with cervical or endometrial cancer


Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Women who have a diagnosis of cervical cancer
  2. Women who are scheduled for either a radical hysterectomy or radical trachelectomy at the British Columbia Cancer Agency - Vancouver Cancer Centre
  3. Proficient in English

Exclusion Criteria:

No woman who meets the inclusion criteria will be excluded from participating.

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00278798

Canada, British Columbia
British Columbia Cancer Agency
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z 1M9
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
Principal Investigator: Lori A Brotto, PhD University of British Columbia
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Additional Information:
Weijmar Schultz, W. C. M., van de Wiel, H. B. M. & Bouma, J. (1991) Psychosexual functioning after treatment for cancer of the cervix: A comparative and longitudinal study. Int J Gynecol Cancer, 1, 37-46.

Responsible Party: University of British Columbia Identifier: NCT00278798     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C05-0591
Study First Received: January 16, 2006
Last Updated: July 10, 2012
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Keywords provided by University of British Columbia:
radical hysterectomy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Uterine Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Uterine Cervical Diseases
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female processed this record on April 17, 2014