The Needs of Cancer Survivors
Needs and Demands of Oncology Patients - Breast Cancer Patients. - Colon Cancer Patients.
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
Not yet recruiting
A questionaire for cancer patients without an active treatment in order to evaluate their needs and/or demands.
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.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 80 Years
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
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
Rambam MC
Haifa, Israel
Status: Not yet recruiting
Start Date
November 2012
Completion Date
November 2013
Rambam Health Care Campus
Rambam Health Care Campus
Record processing date processed this data on July 28, 2015 page