A Controlled Study of Quality of Life and it's Related Factors Among Gynecological Cancer Survivors
Conditions
Cervical Cancer - Ovarian Cancer - Endometrial Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
gynecological cancer survivors, quality of life
Study Type
Observational
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
To compare quality of life and it's related factors between gynecological cancer survivor and healthy controls.
Detailed Description
This study used a cross-sectional design. By using the method of purposive sampling, the 70 gynecological cancer patients who had completed the active treatments for six months will be recruited from the oncology and gynecology clinics of a medical center in the Northern Taiwan area. The 70 healthy controls without any cancer will be recruited from clinic and from friends and colleagues. The instruments include "Sample characteristics questionnaire," "Short Form-12 (SF-12)," "Medical Outcome Study Sleep Scale (MOS-sleep)," "Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI)," "State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI)," "Sexual Activity Questionnaire (SAQ), and "The Experiences in Close Relationships-Revised (ECR-R)." The data will be analyzed by descriptive statistical analysis, independent t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe's test, Pearson's correlation, and stepwise regression.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Maximum Age: 70 Years
Minimum Age: 20 Years
Gender: Female
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Been diagnosed as cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or endometrial cancer, and has completed six months after the relevant treatment.

- 20-70 years old

- Agreed to participate in this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Combined with other non-gynecologic cancer (cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or endometrial cancer) patients.
Location
National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Fei-Hsiu Hsiao, Ph.D. - +886-2-23123456 - hsiaofei@ntu.edu.tw
Start Date
August 2010
Sponsors
National Taiwan University Hospital
Source
National Taiwan University Hospital
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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