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Comparison of Educational Services and Outcomes for Patients Treated for Childhood Cancer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00178386
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 15, 2015
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to evaluate some educational outcomes of children treated for childhood cancer.

Condition or disease Phase
Cancer Brain Tumor Phase 1

Detailed Description:
The aim of this telephone survey was to test the efficacy of systemic educational program services in improving school outcomes as compared to hospitals who provide educational liaison services in an ad hoc manner.Data from this study will be used to help secure funding to surther investigate the broader use of educational liaison services.

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 220 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Comparison of Educational Services and Outcomes for Patients Treated for Childhood Cancer and Brain Tumor in Facilities With and Without Educational Liaison Services.
Study Start Date : September 2004
Primary Completion Date : September 2005
Study Completion Date : April 2008

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Brain Tumors
U.S. FDA Resources

Groups and Cohorts

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample

Inclusion Criteria:

  • must have had childhood cancer or brain tumor and been diagnosed between 1994-2001 and at least 6 years of age at diagnosis.
  • must have been treated at Golisano Children's Hospital or Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Exclusion Criteria:

  • less than 6 years of age
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00178386

United States, New York
University of Rochester Golisano Children's Hospital
Rochester, New York, United States, 14642
United States, Pennsylvania
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15214
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Rochester
Principal Investigator: Kathryn Wissler, MS University of Rochester
Principal Investigator: Robert B Noll, PhD University of Pittsburgh
Principal Investigator: Olle Jane Z Sahler, MD University of Rochester
Principal Investigator: Georgia Beyer, MS University of Rochester
More Information

Responsible Party: OJ Sahler, Professor, University of Rochester
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00178386     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10309
First Posted: September 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 15, 2015
Last Verified: June 2015

Keywords provided by OJ Sahler, University of Rochester:
brain tumor

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Brain Neoplasms
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
Nervous System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases