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Psychological and Physical Distress and Care Needs in Operable Lung Cancer Patients Receiving Surgery

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01362842
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 30, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 2, 2020
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Taiwan University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:

The lung cancer is the most has the life minacity in all kinds of cancers, and it also remains the most common cause of cancer-related death in the world. The group of lung cancer patients are suffer from huge disease impact that came from high mortality. Not only the course of treatment that patients has been diagnosis through operation is more faster, but also those who could be capable of operated are stabilized to keep follow-up at out-patient clinic. But in the next following five years after operation, they may take different dysfunctional level or some kinds of symptom distress. The effect has a great influence on those patients that have to face extended emotional impact, symptom distress and life style change. In addition, most of them concern about recurrent all the time in the remission. These situation needs us to place importance on it.

The purposes of this study are to investigate psychological and physical distress and care needs in operable lung cancer patients receiving surgery. This survey includes two parts of physical and mental condition. First, the investigators are scoring their symptom severity and quality of life to check physical condition. Seconded, the mental condition will use validated questionnaires to realize the relationship of anxiety, depression, uncertainty, fear of recurrence, self-efficacy and needs. Final, compare all of the data to patients' needs.

This study is a cross-sectional designs with convenience sampling that conform to the investigators recruited requirements. The investigators will recruit from the clinic of thoracic surgery in one medical center in Taipei and take five structured requirements. And the investigators are going to collect data from January, 2011 to December, 2012. Also expect results are lung cancer outpatients after surgery that more physical dysfunction or more depress of mental condition, it will lead patients' needs increased or significant difference. In conclusion, this study analyzes their needs in the remission that consequences can be medical professionals' reference material.


Condition or disease
Anxiety Postoperative Patient Non-Compliance Psychological Distress

Detailed Description:

Inclusion Criteria:

lung cancer patients after surgery stage I, II and IIIA surgery for 3 months to 5 years over 20 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

lung cancer recurrence conscious unclear and do not know having cancer used to be treat (surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy) in 3 months. be uncomfortable or cooperate to fill the questionnaire.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Other
Official Title: Psychological and Physical Distress and Care Needs in Operable Lung Cancer Patients Receiving Surgery
Actual Study Start Date : January 1, 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 30, 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : November 30, 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Anxiety





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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Thoracic surgery outpatients
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • lung cancer patients after surgery
  • stage I, II and IIIA
  • surgery for 3 months to 5 years
  • over 20 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • lung cancer recurrence
  • conscious unclear and do not know having cancer
  • used to be treat (surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy) in 3 months.
  • be uncomfortable or cooperate to fill the questionnaire.

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01362842


Locations
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Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hosptial
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
National Taiwan University
Investigators
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Study Chair: Yeur-Hur Lai, Ph. D. Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University
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Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01362842    
Other Study ID Numbers: NTUH-201012108RC
First Posted: May 30, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 2, 2020
Last Verified: December 2010
Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Lung Cancer
Symptom distress
Post-operation
Anxiety
Depression
Uncertainty
Fear of recurrence
Self-efficacy
Needs
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases