A Controlled Study of Quality of Life and it's Related Factors Among Gynecological Cancer Survivors

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2010 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01187706
First received: August 23, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2010
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

To compare quality of life and it's related factors between gynecological cancer survivor and healthy controls.


Condition
Cervical Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Endometrial Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: A Controlled Study of Quality of Life and it's Related Factors Among Gynecological Cancer Survivors

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 140
Study Start Date: August 2010
Groups/Cohorts
gynecological cancer survivors

Criteria for including: (1)Been diagnosed as cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or endometrial cancer, and has completed six months after the relevant treatment. (2)Age from 20 - 70 years old. (3) Agreed to participate in this study.

Criteria for exclusion: Combined with other non-gynecologic cancer (cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or endometrial cancer) patients.

healthy controls
Criteria for including: (1)Not those who suffer from cancer.(2)20-70 years old.(3)Agreed to participate in this study.Criteria for exclusion:Had undergone gynecologic surgical removal of ovaries or uterus were.

Detailed Description:

This study used a cross-sectional design. By using the method of purposive sampling, the 70 gynecological cancer patients who had completed the active treatments for six months will be recruited from the oncology and gynecology clinics of a medical center in the Northern Taiwan area. The 70 healthy controls without any cancer will be recruited from clinic and from friends and colleagues. The instruments include "Sample characteristics questionnaire," "Short Form-12 (SF-12)," "Medical Outcome Study Sleep Scale (MOS-sleep)," "Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI)," "State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI)," "Sexual Activity Questionnaire (SAQ), and "The Experiences in Close Relationships-Revised (ECR-R)." The data will be analyzed by descriptive statistical analysis, independent t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe's test, Pearson's correlation, and stepwise regression.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

This study used a cross-sectional design. By using the method of purposive sampling, the 70 gynecological cancer patients who had completed the active treatments for six months will be recruited from the oncology and gynecology clinics of a medical center in the Northern Taiwan area. The 70 healthy controls without any cancer will be recruited from clinic and from friends and colleagues.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Been diagnosed as cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or endometrial cancer, and has completed six months after the relevant treatment.
  • 20-70 years old
  • Agreed to participate in this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Combined with other non-gynecologic cancer (cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or endometrial cancer) patients.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01187706

Contacts
Contact: Fei-Hsiu Hsiao, Ph.D. +886-2-23123456 ext 88432 hsiaofei@ntu.edu.tw

Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Fei-Hsiu Hsiao, Ph.D.    +886-2-23123456 ext 88432    hsiaofei@ntu.edu.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Fei-Hsiu Hsiao, Ph.D National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Fei-Hsiu Hsiao, National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01187706     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201007087R
Study First Received: August 23, 2010
Last Updated: August 23, 2010
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
gynecological cancer survivors
quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uterine Cervical Diseases
Endometrial Neoplasms
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Ovarian Neoplasms
Uterine Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Ovarian Diseases
Adnexal Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Gonadal Disorders

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 23, 2014