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Non-small Cell Lung Cancer and Quality of Life (SILKE)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00818402
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 7, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 29, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maria Silvoniemi, University of Turku

Brief Summary:
The principal objective is to study clinical observations, symptoms and quality of life of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients undergoing specific non-operative treatment for cancer, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Condition or disease
Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 130 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Treatment of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer -Effects on Quality of Life and Symptom Control
Study Start Date : August 2008
Primary Completion Date : February 2012
Study Completion Date : February 2012

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Lung Cancer
U.S. FDA Resources

Non-small cell lung cancer patients

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
whole blood

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The patients treated in the clinic of respiratory medicine in Turku, Finland

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with verified NSCLC
  • after the NSCLC diagnosis has been confirmed prior to first chemotherapy or radiotherapy
  • Finnish speaking patients
  • aged 18 years or more
  • Written informed consent has to be signed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients not consenting to participate in the study
  • patients not able to communicate sufficiently
  • cancer type is other than non-small-cell lung cancer

Responsible Party: Maria Silvoniemi, MD, University of Turku
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00818402     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SILKE-ETMK:47/180/2008
First Posted: January 7, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 29, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015

Keywords provided by Maria Silvoniemi, University of Turku:
Quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms