TRAIL-CC: Trachelectomy, Radical Hysterectomy, and Intimate Life After Cervical Cancer Study
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The objective of this study is to compare radical hysterectomy with trachelectomy on outcomes related to intimacy, sexual health, and mood immediately before, 1 month after, and 6 months after surgery.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
19 Years to 65 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Women diagnosed with cervical or endometrial cancer
Women who have a diagnosis of cervical cancer
Women who are scheduled for either a radical hysterectomy or radical trachelectomy at the British Columbia Cancer Agency - Vancouver Cancer Centre
Proficient in English
No woman who meets the inclusion criteria will be excluded from participating.
Weijmar Schultz, W. C. M., van de Wiel, H. B. M. & Bouma, J. (1991) Psychosexual functioning after treatment for cancer of the cervix: A comparative and longitudinal study. Int J Gynecol Cancer, 1, 37-46.
Lori Brotto, Principal Investigator, University of British Columbia