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The Needs of Cancer Survivors

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01686971
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2012 by Rambam Health Care Campus.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : September 18, 2012
Last Update Posted : September 25, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rambam Health Care Campus

Brief Summary:
A questionaire for cancer patients without an active treatment in order to evaluate their needs and/or demands.

Condition or disease
Needs and Demands of Oncology Patients Breast Cancer Patients. Colon Cancer Patients.

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.


Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 150 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Needs of Cancer Survivors
Study Start Date : November 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2013

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Group/Cohort
questionaire
patients will receive a questionaire and speak to a nurse regarding their needs and/ or demands.




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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.
Criteria

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 ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01686971


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

Responsible Party: Rambam Health Care Campus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01686971     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0044-12rmb.ctil
First Posted: September 18, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2012
Last Verified: September 2012