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The Illness of Uncertainty, Personality and Coping Strategies in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2011 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: June 22, 2011
Last updated: June 23, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
The aims of this study are to (1) understand the uncertainty , personality and coping strategies in patients with HCC, and identify the significant factors for coping.

Liver Carcinoma

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: The Illness of Uncertainty, Personality and Coping Strategies in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: February 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
A cross-sectional correlated design will be used and (2) patients will be recruited by purposive sampling from wards and outpatient departments at a medical center in Taipei.

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
HCC patients who accept surgical or medical treatment.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult
  • Has HCC and knows condition
  • Con's clear
  • Agree join the study

Exclusion Criteria:e

  • BCLC stage C or D
  • Accepted C/T, R/T,target therapy or supportive care
  • Patient who receive liver transplantation
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01380392

Contact: Wu Ruei-Jhu, Master +886933037480

Research Nurse Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 110
Contact: Wu Ruei-Jhu, Master    +886933037480   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Study Chair: Shiow-Ching Shun, Doctor National Taiwan University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Shiow-Ching Shun, Department of Nursing,NTU Identifier: NCT01380392     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201101063RC
Study First Received: June 22, 2011
Last Updated: June 23, 2011

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Liver cancer
coping strategies

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Liver Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Liver Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017