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

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
OJ Sahler, University of Rochester Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: June 11, 2015
Last verified: June 2015
The purpose of the study is to evaluate some educational outcomes of children treated for childhood cancer.

Condition Phase
Brain Tumor
Phase 1

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: 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.

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Further study details as provided by OJ Sahler, University of Rochester:

Enrollment: 220
Study Start Date: September 2004
Study Completion Date: April 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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.

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
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: 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 Children's Hospital 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 Identifier: NCT00178386     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10309
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: June 11, 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 processed this record on May 25, 2017