Experience of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC) Mohs Surgery Project
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01452984|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 17, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 19, 2015
|Condition or disease|
|Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||16 participants|
|Official Title:||Experience of Patients With Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck Undergoing Mohs Surgery|
|Study Start Date :||July 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2013|
Single Retrospective Interviews
Each retrospective interview will be conducted by the Principal Investigator and/or Project Manager to collect denmographic information and experiential narratives from the patient, using open-ended questions and structured probes based on individual responses. Retrospective interviews will be recorded and scheduled at the patients' convenience either in the clinic, at the home, or at a place that is convenient to them.
Prospective Observations of clinic visits will be combined with informal interview to document conversations with their treating physicians about concerns emerging from appearance, function, and other factors that may impinge on clinical decision making and experience including quality of life. The Project Manager will be present for the clinical visit during which the Mohs surgery takes place and record field observations as well as informal interview notes in a notebook.
- Number of Adverse Events
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01452984
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104|
|Principal Investigator:||Sarah Kagan, PhD, RN||Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania|