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TRAIL-CC: Trachelectomy, Radical Hysterectomy, and Intimate Life After Cervical Cancer Study

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lori Brotto, University of British Columbia Identifier:
First received: January 16, 2006
Last updated: May 30, 2017
Last verified: May 2017
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.

Cervical Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Lori Brotto, University of British Columbia:

Enrollment: 33
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Women diagnosed with cervical or endometrial cancer

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Women who have a diagnosis of cervical cancer
  2. Women who are scheduled for either a radical hysterectomy or radical trachelectomy at the British Columbia Cancer Agency - Vancouver Cancer Centre
  3. Proficient in English

Exclusion Criteria:

No woman who meets the inclusion criteria will be excluded from participating.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00278798

Canada, British Columbia
British Columbia Cancer Agency
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z 1M9
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
Principal Investigator: Lori A Brotto, PhD University of British Columbia
  More Information

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.

Responsible Party: Lori Brotto, Principal Investigator, University of British Columbia Identifier: NCT00278798     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C05-0591
Study First Received: January 16, 2006
Last Updated: May 30, 2017

Keywords provided by Lori Brotto, University of British Columbia:
radical hysterectomy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Uterine Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Uterine Cervical Diseases
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female processed this record on August 22, 2017