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A Pilot Study of Young Women Diagnosed With Early Stage Ovarian Cancer: A Focus on Fertility Issues and Sexual Function


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18 Years
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Open (Enrolling)
Female
Ovarian Cancer

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Trial Information

A Pilot Study of Young Women Diagnosed With Early Stage Ovarian Cancer: A Focus on Fertility Issues and Sexual Function


- Participants will be asked to complete a questionnaire either in the clinic or at home
and return it to the research staff by mail or in person.

- The study will involve being asked questions about the following: Fertility history;
sexual history after being diagnosed with cancer; decision to have surgery that will
allow them to have children; education they may or may not have received about the
surgery that saved their ability to have children.

- Answers to all questions will be kept confidential and participants will be identified
by a number only.


Inclusion Criteria:



- Women diagnosed with stage I or II invasive ovarian cancer, that underwent fertility
sparing surgery

- Women who were premenopausal prior to diagnosis

- 40 years of age or younger at the time of ovarian cancer diagnosis

- Completed therapy for early stage cancer

- No evidence of recurrence

- No history fo known infertility prior to diagnosis

- No other significant medical conditions that would affect fertility

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

To survey young women diagnosed with ovarian cancer who have undergone fertility sparing surgery on issues such as fertility counseling, post treatment decision making and reproductive history.

Outcome Time Frame:

36 months

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Susana Campos, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

05-382

NCT ID:

NCT00525460

Start Date:

April 2006

Completion Date:

April 2010

Related Keywords:

  • Ovarian Cancer
  • fertility
  • stage I ovarian cancer
  • stage II ovarian cancer
  • fertility sparing
  • Ovarian Neoplasms

Name

Location

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBoston, Massachusetts  02215
Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteBoston, Massachusetts  02115
Massachusetts General HospitalBoston, Massachusetts  02114-2617