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Trajectories of Regenerating Family Resilience in Adolescents With Cancer

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:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01395680
First Posted: July 15, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2011
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Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
  Purpose
Family resilience is an important strength to help family to manage life challenge successfully, and to reorganize family function. However, few studies have showed the trajectory of family resilience in adolescents with cancer over time. The purposes of this study are to know the trend of family resilience in adolescents with cancer from previous 3 months to the first year of newly diagnosed, and to examine the relationships among family members' stress, family satisfaction, and family resilience in adolescents with cancer.

Condition
Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Trajectories of Regenerating Family Resilience in Adolescents With Cancer

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: August 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
cancer adolescent

Detailed Description:

The inclusion criteria of adolescents with cancer are: 1) 12-20 years of age, 2) newly diagnosed with cancer about 3 months, 3) willing and able to complete own report questionnaires. The study is designed as repeated measurement. Considering attrition rate may be more than 60%. Therefore, of necessity, the proposed sample size was set at 60 families.

Data will be collected by a structured questionnaire (a demographic questionnaire and 4 scales). The study consists of four times of data collection time point as follows: approximately 3 month (t1), 6 months (t2), 9 months (t3), and 12 months (t4) after the diagnosis of cancer in adolescents. Each participant may take 20-30 minutes to finish the structured questionnaire.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 20 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
cancer adolescent aged 12-20 years old
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The inclusion criteria of adolescents with cancer are: 1) 12-20 years of age, 2) newly diagnosed with cancer about 3 months, 3) willing and able to complete own report questionnaires.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • terminal stage
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01395680


Contacts
Contact: Dong-Tsamm Lin, MD 886-2-23123456 ext 65399 dtlin@ntuh.gov.tw

Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital Not yet recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Dong-Tsamn Lin, MD    886-2-23123456 ext 65399    dtlin@ntuh.gov.tw   
Sub-Investigator: Chin-Mi Chen, RN, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Dong-Tsamm Lin, MD National Taiwan University Hospital,Taipei,Taiwan
  More Information

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01395680     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201105004RC
First Submitted: July 14, 2011
First Posted: July 15, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2011
Last Verified: June 2011

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
cancer adolescent
resilience