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Cross-Sectional Study of Psychosexual Impact of Cancer-Related Infertility in Women: Third Party Reproductive Assistance


N/A
18 Years
49 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Female
Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Leukemia, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Infertility

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Trial Information

Cross-Sectional Study of Psychosexual Impact of Cancer-Related Infertility in Women: Third Party Reproductive Assistance


As part of this study, you will be asked to fill out a series of questionnaires. These
questions will ask about your feelings, sexual function, quality of life, and ideas about
reproductive options. We will also ask some questions about you, your health, and your
medical history. You can choose to answer these questions either at one of your doctor
visits or over the telephone. You can decide the best way to complete this assessment.


Inclusion Criteria:



Study group of gynecologic cancer survivors and BMT/SMT cancer survivors:

- History of a primary diagnosis of gynecologic cancer or history of any primary
malignancy treated with BMT/SCT

- No evidence of disease for at least one year

- At least 18 years of age not greater than 49 years of age at time of study
recruitment

- No other cancer history

- Have impaired fertility: lack of uterus but intact ovaries or lack of ovaries or lack
of ovarian function based on the FSH determination but intact uterus

- Have not started or have not completed childbearing

- Able and willing to provide informed consent

- Ability to comprehend and complete questionnaire in English

Comparison Group of non-cancer infertile women awaiting egg (oocyte) donation:

- No cancer history

- At least 18 years of age not greater than 49 years of age at time of study
recruitment

- In ovarian failure and on a waiting list for egg (oocyte) donation

- Have not started or have not completed childbearing

- Able and willing to provide informed consent

- Ability to comprehend and complete questionnaire in English

Exclusion Criteria:

- Inability to participate in an informed consent process

- Patients with a psychiatric disorder precluding response to the survey

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Investigate emotional, sexual functioning, reproductive concerns and QOL experience of 3 groups of infertile women: gynecologic cancer survivors, survivors of hematological malignancies, & the non-cancer infertile women awaiting 3rd party reproduction

Outcome Time Frame:

2 years

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Jeanne Carter, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

06-110

NCT ID:

NCT00581646

Start Date:

September 2006

Completion Date:

December 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Infertility
  • Endometrial Neoplasms
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
  • Infertility
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
  • Uterine Neoplasms
  • Vaginal Neoplasms
  • Adenoma

Name

Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021