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Expressive Writing and Adjustment to Colorectal Cancer


N/A
18 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Both
Colorectal Cancer

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Trial Information

Expressive Writing and Adjustment to Colorectal Cancer


Individuals who take part in the study can expect:

Two Interviews:

- To be interviewed by our research staff over the phone. The interviews will include
questions about your current quality of life and health.

Brief Writing in a Journal:

- To write for 15 minutes twice a week for two weeks about aspects of your life.


Inclusion Criteria:



- Treated for stage I, II or III colon or rectal cancer in the past 5 years

- Completed surgical treatment

- Must be able to read and write in English

Exclusion Criteria:

- History of other cancers, with the exception of non-melanoma skin cancer

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Outcome Measure:

Quality of Life measurements-Behavioral Intervention

Outcome Time Frame:

2-Weeks

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Stephen Lepore, Ph.D.

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Temple University

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

1 R21-CA107428-01A2

NCT ID:

NCT00473941

Start Date:

September 2005

Completion Date:

August 2008

Related Keywords:

  • Colorectal Cancer
  • colorectal cancer
  • colon cancer
  • rectal cancer
  • Colorectal Neoplasms

Name

Location

Temple UniversityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania  19140