Symptom Management in African-American Men With Localized Prostate Cancer
Recruitment status was Recruiting
RATIONALE: Gathering information about symptom management from patients with localized prostate cancer may help doctors improve patients' quality of life.
PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying symptom management in African-American men with localized prostate cancer.
Psychosocial Effects of Cancer and Its Treatment
Other: questionnaire administration
Other: survey administration
Procedure: psychosocial assessment and care
|Study Design:||Primary Purpose: Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||PROSTATE CANCER SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT FOR LOW LITERACY MEN|
- Symptom management taxonomy
|Study Start Date:||May 2008|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
- Develop a symptom management intervention for African-American men treated for localized prostate cancer, with a particular emphasis on low health literacy men.
OUTLINE: Participants are interviewed by the principal investigator over the phone or meet the principal investigator at the Veterans Administration prostate cancer clinic. If the interview is conducted in the clinic, it is held in a private room in the clinic.
|United States, Texas|
|Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine||Recruiting|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030|
|Contact: David M. Latini, PhD 877-794-7852 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator:||David M. Latini, PhD||Baylor College of Medicine|