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Socio-aesthetic Intervention on Body Image and Quality of Life in Women With Breast Cancer. (ASE K SEIN)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00210145
First Posted: September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 2, 2012
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Information provided by:
Institut Bergonié
  Purpose
The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of a socio-aesthetic intervention on body image and quality of life in post-surgical patients with mastectomy or tumorectomy for breast cancer.Two groups of randomized subjects were constituted. Patients of the experimental group received 2 or 3 aesthetic care during the first post-surgical week, whereas those of the control group not. Body image, quality of life and diverse other personality variables were assessed at three different times: surgical operation day before, exit day before of hospitalization and three months afterwards. Our general hypothesis is that subjects who receive aesthetic care report levels significantly higher of corporal satisfaction and of quality of life at the end of the hospitalization and three months later than patients of the control group.

Condition Intervention
Breast Cancer Behavioral: Aesthetic care

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Impact of a Socio-aesthetic Intervention on Body Image and Quality of Life in Patients With Mastectomy or Tumorectomy for Breast Cancer.

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Further study details as provided by Institut Bergonié:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: October 2003
Study Completion Date: June 2006
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Breast cancer
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

First diagnosis of cancer and first surgical treatment for cancer Diagnosis of breast cancer

Exclusion criteria:

Psychiatric antecedents Inclusion in another psychosocial research

  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
France
Institut Bergonié - Centre Régional de Luttre Contre le Cancer de Bordeaux et du Sud Ouest
Bordeaux, France, 33076
Sponsors and Collaborators
Institut Bergonié
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Fabrice LAKDJA, MD Institut Bergonié
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00210145     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IB2003-22
ASE K SEIN
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 2, 2012
Last Verified: October 2007

Keywords provided by Institut Bergonié:
Aesthetic care,
Mastectomy,
Breast cancer,
Quality of life,
Body image,
Psychological adjustment

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases