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Quality of Life Among Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Identifier:
First received: January 10, 2008
Last updated: January 7, 2014
Last verified: January 2014

The purpose of this study is to collect information on the long-term side effects of treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma. We hope to study about 500-800 survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma. We plan to use the findings from this study to better understand Hodgkin Lymphoma survivors' health and quality of life.

Condition Intervention
Hodgkin's Disease
Behavioral: Quality of Life Questionaires

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: A Global Assessment of Medical Morbidities and Quality of Life Among Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the prevalence of late medical complications among HL survivors [ Time Frame: conclusion of study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To study the effect of HL and its treatment on QOL among HL survivors. [ Time Frame: conclusion of study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 255
Study Start Date: May 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Hodgkin lymphoma Survivors
Behavioral: Quality of Life Questionaires
A patient questionnaire, which includes questions on medical morbidities and QOL, will be mailed to participants.


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

The study population will be recruited from over 800 patients who were enrolled on IRB approved protocols for the firstline treatment of HL between 1975-2000.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Biopsy-proven HL Participation in IRB-approved protocols for the first-line treatment of HL between 1975-2000 (IRB #75-104, #75-103, #79-17, #81-103, #90-44, #91-69).
  • English speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00598728

United States, New York
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States, 10065
Sponsors and Collaborators
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Principal Investigator: David Straus, MD Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Identifier: NCT00598728     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-041
Study First Received: January 10, 2008
Last Updated: January 7, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center:
Quality of Life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hodgkin Disease
Immune System Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Neoplasms by Histologic Type processed this record on November 20, 2014