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The Needs of Cancer Survivors

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 September 2012 by Rambam Health Care Campus.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Rambam Health Care Campus Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2012
Last updated: September 24, 2012
Last verified: September 2012
A questionaire for cancer patients without an active treatment in order to evaluate their needs and/or demands.

Needs and Demands of Oncology Patients Breast Cancer Patients. Colon Cancer Patients.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Needs of Cancer Survivors

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Further study details as provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: November 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
patients will receive a questionaire and speak to a nurse regarding their needs and/ or demands.

Detailed Description:

Cancer patients on finishing therapy will be interviewed by a registered nurse by a approved questionaire asking about his /her feeling needs and demands.

Efforts to help them will be trid

It is well known from studies that survivors have unmet medical and non-medical needs that are not met, this includes physical, emotional and practical issues. The purpose of this study is to study them and investigate the methods how to alleviate them.

All patients with breast and colon cancer that are refered to the Rambam Oncology center will be investigated.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Oncology patients at the end of theier treatment. The patients will consist from 2 most common cancer diseases:Breast cancer and colon cancer.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed with two common cancers (breast, colon) that have completed the treatment (chemotherapy, radiotherapy)
  • Male and Female patients 18-80 years old.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with active disease.
  • Recipients of care that matches the criteria of hospice care.
  • Patients with a diagnosis of dementia or other cognitive failure
  • Patients who do not speak Hebrew
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01686971

Rambam MC Not yet recruiting
Haifa, Israel, 31096
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rambam Health Care Campus
Principal Investigator: Eliezer Robinson, Proffesor Rambam MC
  More Information

Responsible Party: Rambam Health Care Campus Identifier: NCT01686971     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0044-12rmb.ctil
Study First Received: September 13, 2012
Last Updated: September 24, 2012 processed this record on August 17, 2017