The Needs of Cancer Survivors

This study is not yet open for participant recruitment.
Verified September 2012 by Rambam Health Care Campus
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rambam Health Care Campus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01686971
First received: September 13, 2012
Last updated: September 24, 2012
Last verified: September 2012
  Purpose

A questionaire for cancer patients without an active treatment in order to evaluate their needs and/or demands.


Condition
Needs and Demands of Oncology Patients
Breast Cancer Patients.
Colon Cancer Patients.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Needs of Cancer Survivors

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Further study details as provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: November 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
questionaire
patients will receive a questionaire and speak to a nurse regarding 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.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Oncology patients at the end of theier treatment. The patients will consist from 2 most common cancer diseases:Breast cancer and colon cancer.

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
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01686971

Locations
Israel
Rambam MC Not yet recruiting
Haifa, Israel, 31096
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rambam Health Care Campus
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Eliezer Robinson, Proffesor Rambam MC
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Rambam Health Care Campus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01686971     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0044-12rmb.ctil
Study First Received: September 13, 2012
Last Updated: September 24, 2012
Health Authority: Israel: Rambam Medical Center Helsinki Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Colonic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014