Quality of Life in Ovarian Germ Cell Cancer Survivors
OBJECTIVES: I. Compare quality of life in terms of health status, sexual functioning,
psychological/emotional well being, and social functioning in ovarian germ cell cancer
survivors vs a matched healthy control group. II. Predict quality of life in these patients
through the additive effects of cancer diagnosis and treatment, sociodemographic
characteristics, other stressors, and social network variables.
OUTLINE: Patients identify up to 3 healthy acquaintance controls within 3 years of the same
age. Patients and controls complete a written questionnaire, which takes about 30 minutes,
and a telephone interview, which takes about 1 hour, to assess quality of life.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 190 patients and 190 healthy controls will be accrued for this
study within 2 years.
Stephen D. Williams, MD
Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center
United States: Federal Government
|University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center||Houston, Texas 77030-4009|
|Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center||Orange, California 92868|
|Indiana University Cancer Center||Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5265|
|Evanston Northwestern Health Care||Evanston, Illinois 60201|