Quality of Life Associated With a Low-Risk Screening Program for Ovarian Cancer
Participants in this study will be asked to complete several questionnaires. Participants
will be able to fill out the questionnaires in the clinic or if necessary, they can complete
them at home. Pre-addressed and stamped envelopes will be provided to mail back if they are
completed at home. The questionnaires involve quality of life issues, concerns or worries
about cancer risk and beliefs about cancer. It will take 30 minutes or less to complete the
The completed questionnaires can be returned to the research nurse or if the participant
prefers or they can be returned to the researchers in the self-addressed stamped envelope
that is provided.
This is an investigational study. This study will involve 2400 women who are participating
in an ovarian cancer screening program. All will be enrolled at MD Anderson.
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Mean Scores on Each Quality of Life Instrument (Surveys)
Descriptive, written, self-report, quality of life instruments used.
Baseline quality of life data collected, and if/when return to clinic due to abnormal test results.
Diane C. Bodurka, MD
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
United States: Institutional Review Board
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