A Study of Survivorship Service Capacities Among Health Care Agencies in New York City

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
NYS DEPT HEALTH CANCER SVC PRO
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00578162
First received: December 19, 2007
Last updated: January 6, 2012
Last verified: January 2012

December 19, 2007
January 6, 2012
April 2005
April 2009   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
To determine agencies' need for assistance to enhance services for survivors. [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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A Study of Survivorship Service Capacities Among Health Care Agencies in New York City
A Study of Survivorship Service Capacities Among Health Care Agencies in New York City

To describe the range of services available to cancer survivors in the NYC area.

To determine organizations' need for assistance to enhance services for survivors.

To describe the range of services available to cancer survivors in the NYC area.

To determine organizations' need for assistance to enhance services for survivors.

Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample

We assume that the collective network of cancer care and support services can be represented with data from no more than 300 New York City agencies, across all five boroughs. Theseagencies would include hospitals, clinical diagnostic centers, and community-based organizations.

All Cancers
Behavioral: we will screen potential agencies using our CALL SCRIPT and our AGENCY SCREENER
A cancer care facility or 'agency' is the study's unit of analysis. Data about participating agencies will be collected by electronic survey. Agencies will be identified using the NYSDOH's existing mailing list of care facilities located in the five boroughs of New York City, referral databases and resource guides created by the American Cancer Society (ACS), the New York Hospital Directory
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Data about participating agencies will be collected by electronic survey. Agencies will be identified using the NYSDOH's existing mailing list of care facilities located in the five boroughs of New York City, referral databases and resource guides created by the American Cancer Society (ACS), the New York Hospital Directory.
Intervention: Behavioral: we will screen potential agencies using our CALL SCRIPT and our AGENCY SCREENER
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Completed
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April 2009
April 2009   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • To be eligible to participate in the study, an agency must:

    1. Be a current provider of either:

      • General health services (GHS), such as primary care, health education and wellness, mental health services, home health care, palliative care, or cancer screening and diagnosis;
      • Cancer-specific medical treatments (CMT), such as cancer surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy; experimental therapies; cancer pain and symptom management; rehabilitation services; post-treatment monitoring and surveillance; or prophylactic treatments, such as chemoprevention; or
      • Any type of specialized 'post-cancer' or 'after-cancer' medical care or support services (SMC) (i.e., psychotherapeutic, relationship and family, psycho-educational,wellness and quality of life)
    2. Be located within the five boroughs of New York City
    3. Have been serving cancer patients for 12 months or longer, and
    4. Be willing and able to identify an English-speaking representative, 21 years of age or older as its designated key informant.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • We will limit this study to provider agencies such as hospitals, diagnostic centers, clinics, health and human service agencies, and grassroots community organizations and public service settings that offer programs for cancer survivors. Independent practitioners or private practice settings will not be surveyed. Our survey questions are intended for major health services organizations and are not appropriate for private practices settings.

We will use our screening questionnaire to determine where or not a given agency should be included or excluded from the study AGENCY SCREENER.

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United States
 
NCT00578162
05-048
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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
NYS DEPT HEALTH CANCER SVC PRO
Principal Investigator: David Loundsbury, PhD Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
January 2012

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