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Female Cancer Patients' Preference For Sexual Health Interventions

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01084642
First Posted: March 10, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 6, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to survey female cancer patients' awareness of and preference for methods to improve sexual health. This information will help to improve our understanding of the needs and preferences for sexual health strategies and interventions of our female patients.

The findings of this survey will also be used to develop feasible sexual health resources for our patients and enhance the success of grant proposals to support future sexual health interventions at MSKCC.


Condition
Breast Cancer Gynecologic Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Pilot Study Surveying Female Cancer Patients' Preference For Sexual Health Interventions

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Further study details as provided by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Participant' awareness of sexual health issues & preference for sexual health intervention [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess & describe female cancer patients' attitudes towards & preference of methods to receive sexual health information (verbal or written) & psychosexual education patient information cards or intervention modality (telephone, in-person or online). [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Enrollment: 229
Actual Study Start Date: March 4, 2010
Study Completion Date: July 3, 2017
Primary Completion Date: July 3, 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
survey
Participants will be asked to complete a survey as a one time assessment.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Clinics at MSKCC
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants must be able to communicate in English to complete the tests.
  • Study group of breast and/or gynecological cancer survivors.
  • History of Primary diagnosis of breast and/or gynecological cancer
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • In the judgement of the consenting professional able to provide informed consent
  • In the judgement of the consenting professional, able to communicate well enough in English through verbal and written communication to complete the study assessments.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • In the judgement of the consenting professional, the individual is able to provide informed consent.
  • Patients with a psychiatric disorder precluding response to the surveys.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01084642


Locations
United States, New York
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10065
Sponsors and Collaborators
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jeanne Carter, PhD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01084642     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-034
First Submitted: March 9, 2010
First Posted: March 10, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 6, 2017
Last Verified: April 2017

Keywords provided by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center:
Survey
Sexual Health Issues
10-034