Improving Employment in Patients Who Have Survived Cervical Cancer, Uterine Cancer, or Ovarian Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00383279|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 3, 2006
Last Update Posted : January 19, 2017
RATIONALE: Finding out which problems affect employment in survivors of gynecologic cancer may help in planning cancer treatment and improve the quality of life of future cancer survivors.
PURPOSE: This research study is looking at ways to improve employment in patients who have survived cervical cancer, uterine cancer, or ovarian cancer.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Cervical Cancer Ovarian Cancer Sarcoma||Other: counseling intervention Other: study of socioeconomic and demographic variables||Not Applicable|
- Conduct formative work, including 4 to 5 focus groups, leading to development of a structured interview instrument assessing factors related to employment outcomes among women with gynecologic cancers.
- Pilot a recruitment strategy and administer the interview among a sample of 60 to 70 gynecologic cancer survivors; and, with each woman's permission, a family member, a key health care provider, and her supervisor will be interviewed.
OUTLINE: This is a multicenter, pilot study.
Patients complete a survey, meet with a focus group, and undergo a short interview. Patient-designated participants are also interviewed; these individuals may include a health care provider, a significant other, and/or a work supervisor.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 70 patients will be accrued for this study.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||70 participants|
|Official Title:||Improving Employment Among Gynecologic Cancer Survivors|
|Study Start Date :||February 2006|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||February 2007|
- Development of a structured interview instrument
- Recruitment strategy
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00383279
|United States, North Carolina|
|Wake Forest University Comprehensive Cancer Center|
|Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157-1096|
|Principal Investigator:||Brigitte E. Miller, MD||Wake Forest University Health Sciences|