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A Controlled Study of Quality of Life and it's Related Factors Among Gynecological Cancer Survivors

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01187706
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2010 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 24, 2010
Last Update Posted : August 24, 2010
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National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
To compare quality of life and it's related factors between gynecological cancer survivor and healthy controls.

Condition or disease
Cervical Cancer Ovarian Cancer Endometrial Cancer

Detailed Description:
This study used a cross-sectional design. By using the method of purposive sampling, the 70 gynecological cancer patients who had completed the active treatments for six months will be recruited from the oncology and gynecology clinics of a medical center in the Northern Taiwan area. The 70 healthy controls without any cancer will be recruited from clinic and from friends and colleagues. The instruments include "Sample characteristics questionnaire," "Short Form-12 (SF-12)," "Medical Outcome Study Sleep Scale (MOS-sleep)," "Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI)," "State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI)," "Sexual Activity Questionnaire (SAQ), and "The Experiences in Close Relationships-Revised (ECR-R)." The data will be analyzed by descriptive statistical analysis, independent t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe's test, Pearson's correlation, and stepwise regression.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 140 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: A Controlled Study of Quality of Life and it's Related Factors Among Gynecological Cancer Survivors
Study Start Date : August 2010

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Group/Cohort
gynecological cancer survivors

Criteria for including: (1)Been diagnosed as cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or endometrial cancer, and has completed six months after the relevant treatment. (2)Age from 20 - 70 years old. (3) Agreed to participate in this study.

Criteria for exclusion: Combined with other non-gynecologic cancer (cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or endometrial cancer) patients.

healthy controls
Criteria for including: (1)Not those who suffer from cancer.(2)20-70 years old.(3)Agreed to participate in this study.Criteria for exclusion:Had undergone gynecologic surgical removal of ovaries or uterus were.




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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
This study used a cross-sectional design. By using the method of purposive sampling, the 70 gynecological cancer patients who had completed the active treatments for six months will be recruited from the oncology and gynecology clinics of a medical center in the Northern Taiwan area. The 70 healthy controls without any cancer will be recruited from clinic and from friends and colleagues.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Been diagnosed as cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or endometrial cancer, and has completed six months after the relevant treatment.
  • 20-70 years old
  • Agreed to participate in this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Combined with other non-gynecologic cancer (cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or endometrial cancer) patients.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01187706


Contacts
Contact: Fei-Hsiu Hsiao, Ph.D. +886-2-23123456 ext 88432 hsiaofei@ntu.edu.tw

Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Fei-Hsiu Hsiao, Ph.D.    +886-2-23123456 ext 88432    hsiaofei@ntu.edu.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Fei-Hsiu Hsiao, Ph.D National Taiwan University Hospital

Responsible Party: Fei-Hsiu Hsiao, National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01187706     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201007087R
First Posted: August 24, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 24, 2010
Last Verified: August 2010

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
gynecological cancer survivors
quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Endometrial Neoplasms
Uterine Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Uterine Cervical Diseases
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female