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The Continuing Care Needs in Colorectal Cancer Patients in Different Stages

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00961129
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2010 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 18, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 13, 2010
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

The aims of this study are to:

  1. explore supportive care needs in colorectal cancer patients with treatment and survivors;
  2. compare the supportive care needs in different stage of colorectal cancer;
  3. identify the significant factors for the supportive care needs;
  4. explore the supportive care needs within one year after newly diagnosis.

Condition or disease
Colorectal Cancer

Detailed Description:
Both large scale cross-sectional survey and a prospective 1-year longitudinal panel study design will be used in this study. The cross-sectional survey is to examine the current status of supportive care needs perceived by different stage of colorectal cancer inpatients and outpatients including survivors. The 1-year longitudinal design is to explore the change of supportive care needs perceived by patients within one year after newly diagnosed with colorectal cancer.

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 269 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Continuing Care Needs From Receiving Treatment to Survival in Colorectal Cancer Patients in Different Stages
Study Start Date : March 2009
Primary Completion Date : April 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2011

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Groups and Cohorts

patients with colorectal cancer
patients with colorectal cancer in any stage or survivors

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. supportive cancer care needs [ Time Frame: For 1-year follow-up study, measurement time-points include 1, 3, 6, 9, and 12 months after diagnosis. ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
recruit colon cancer inpatients and outpatients in clinics

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with colorectal cancer in any stage or survivors
  • Those who are willing to participate in the research
  • Aged above 18

Exclusion Criteria:

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00961129

Contact: Shiow-ching Shun, PhD 886-2-23123456 ext 88439 scshun@ntu.edu.tw

National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 10051
Contact: Shiow-Ching Shun, Ph.D    886-2-2312-3456 ext 88439    scshun@ntu.edu.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Principal Investigator: shiow-ching shun, PhD National Taiwan University
More Information

Responsible Party: Shiow-Ching Shun, Assistant Professor, National Taiwan University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00961129     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200902016R
First Posted: August 18, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 13, 2010
Last Verified: April 2010

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
colorectal cancer
any stage

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases