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Quality of Life Following Radical Prostatectomy

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Verified July 2016 by Stanford University
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First received: September 6, 2006
Last updated: July 14, 2016
Last verified: July 2016
This study will utilize the Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite questionnaire to learn what impact the surgery has upon the participant's sense of health, sexual and urinary quality of life.

Prostatic Neoplasms Prostate Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Quality of Life Following Radical Prostatectomy

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • urinary and bowel habits [ Time Frame: before and after surgery ]
  • sexual and hormonal index as self-reported in the questionnaires [ Time Frame: before and after surgery ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: September 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
To define impact on quality of life issues for patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. This study will distribute a questionnaire to patients who are being scheduled for radical prostatectomy, both before and after surgery, to assess the impact on quality of life issues. This will provide important information regarding the temporal return of issues pertaining to quality of life.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients scheduled to undergo radical prostatectomy at Stanford

Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients scheduled to undergo radical prostatectomy at Stanford

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients treated with neoadjuvant or adjuvant hormonal therapy or radiation therapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00373308

United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine Recruiting
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Contact: Denise Haas    650-736-1252   
Principal Investigator: Benjamin I Chung         
Sub-Investigator: James D Brooks         
Sub-Investigator: Harcharan Gill         
Sub-Investigator: Mark Gonzalgo         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Principal Investigator: Benjamin I Chung Stanford University
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Responsible Party: Stanford University Identifier: NCT00373308     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PROS0012
78463 ( Other Identifier: Stanford University Alternate IRB Approval Number )
PROS0012 ( Other Identifier: Stanford University )
Study First Received: September 6, 2006
Last Updated: July 14, 2016

Keywords provided by Stanford University:
Quality of Life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases processed this record on September 19, 2017