Follow-up Care After Treatment for Endometrial Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00750672
First received: September 9, 2008
Last updated: July 11, 2012
Last verified: July 2012

September 9, 2008
July 11, 2012
August 2008
September 2009   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Qualitative description of participants perception [ Time Frame: after 6 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Follow-up Care After Treatment for Endometrial Cancer
Follow-up After Primary Therapy for Endometrial Cancer; Implementation of a Cancer Care Ontario Guideline: A Pilot Evaluation Study.

The purposes of this study are to examine the needs (symptoms, support, information) and satisfaction of women during follow-up in the community after completing treatment for endometrial cancer. This information will be collected from the perspective of the women themselves, their primary care providers (family physician or gynecologist) and the health care providers (oncologist, nurses, social worker, psychologist) at the cancer centre.

Research Question How has this transfer in follow-up care impacted performance indicators?

  • Volume of follow-up care transferred
  • Percentage of women, who have required a re-entry consultation
  • Fiscal implication of this transfer of follow-up care

Patient stakeholders:

  • What are women's perceptions of the transition of follow-up care?
  • What are women's supportive care needs during the transition of follow-up care and ongoing needs?

Primary Care Practitioner stakeholders:

  • What are the primary care practitioners' perceptions of the process of transition of follow-up care?
  • What are the primary care practitioners' educational needs?
  • What are the primary care practitioners' perceptions of the process of re-entry for in women with suspected recurrence?

Tertiary Centre: Health care providers stakeholders

o What are the perceptions of tertiary health care providers about the transition of follow-up care?

Observational
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Retrospective
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Non-Probability Sample

The study will employ a convenience sample of women with endometrial cancer treated at the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre who have been discharged from follow-up after September 2005. Women will be identified from the Cancer Centre health records. The primary care providers will also be identified by health records as provided by the endometrial cancer patient when they registered with the TOHCC.

Endometrial Neoplasm
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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February 2010
September 2009   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants- women diagnosed with endometrial cancer:

    • 18 years of age or older.
    • speak English or French
    • who have been treated (surgery and/or radiation therapy) at TOH.
    • who have been discharged from follow-up in the cancer centre in the past 6 months.
  • Participants-primary care provider practitioner:

    • providing follow-up care to at least one woman with endometrial cancer
  • Participants- health care providers at the tertiary centre :

    • physicians, nurses or allied health care providers whose primary responsibility are to provide care to women with gynecological cancer.

Exclusion Criteria:

Both
18 Years and older
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Canada
 
NCT00750672
OHRI 2008-361, 2008361-01H for OHREB
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Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre
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Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
July 2012

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