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A Prospective Longitudinal Study of Health-Related Quality of Life in Men With Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer

This study has been completed.
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First received: October 21, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2008
History: No changes posted
to prospectively assess the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) changes during the first year after different treatment modalities for localized prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Prospective Quality of Life Study in Men With Clinically Localized Prostate Carcinoma Treated With Different Treatment Modalities

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Further study details as provided by Samsung Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Health-related quality of life changes over time [ Time Frame: 12 months after treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • urinary symptom score and erectile function over time [ Time Frame: 12 months after treatment ]

Enrollment: 93
Study Start Date: March 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
active surveillance
radical prostatectomy
external beam radiotherapy
high intensity focused ultrasound

Detailed Description:
Quality of life is of great concern to patients considering treatment options for prostate cancer. Patients with clinically localized prostate cancer treated with active surveillance, radical prostatectomy, external radiotherapy and high intensity focused ultrasound were included. All men completed the questionnaires of Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Prostate (FACT-P) (version 4), International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) and International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) before treatment and 1, 3, 6, 12 months after treatment.

Ages Eligible for Study:   43 Years to 82 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with clinically localized prostate cancer at single tertiary institution

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients diagnosed with clinically localized prostate cancer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients with another malignancies
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00777452

Korea, Republic of
Department of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 135-710
Sponsors and Collaborators
Samsung Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Han Yong Choi, professor Department of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
  More Information

Responsible Party: Choi Han Yong, Samsung Medical Center,Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine Identifier: NCT00777452     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SMC IRB 2004-05-21
Study First Received: October 21, 2008
Last Updated: October 21, 2008

Keywords provided by Samsung Medical Center:
quality of life
localized prostate cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases processed this record on April 27, 2017