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Quality of Life in Patients With Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00518037
First Posted: August 17, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 23, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Murad Alam, Northwestern University
  Purpose
The goal of this study is to learn more about the physical discomfort, sensory impairment, depression, anxiety, and interference with relationships, family, and work associated with NMSC via survey questions.

Condition Intervention
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Behavioral: surveys

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Quality of Life in Patients With Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Murad Alam, Northwestern University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • statistics from results of Skindex survey [ Time Frame: 1 hour to complete survey ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • statistics from time-tradeoff utility survey [ Time Frame: 1 hour to complete survey ]

Enrollment: 112
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: October 2006
Primary Completion Date: October 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
1
nonmelanoma skin cancer patients
Behavioral: surveys
anxiety surveys

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to learn more about the physical discomfort, sensory impairment, depression, anxiety, and interference with relationships, family, and work associated with NMSC via survey questions.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
nonmelanoma skin cancer patients
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer
  • 18 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non-English speakers
  • minors
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00518037


Locations
United States, Illinois
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
Northwestern University Dermatology
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
Sponsors and Collaborators
Northwestern University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Murad Alam, MD Northwestern University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Murad Alam, Professor in Dermatology, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Surgery-Organ Transplantation, Northwestern University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00518037     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1253-006
First Submitted: August 15, 2007
First Posted: August 17, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 23, 2014
Last Verified: May 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Skin Diseases