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Psychosocial and Patient Education Needs of Prostate Cancer Patients Selecting Watchful Waiting


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18 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Male
Localized Prostate Cancer

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Trial Information

Psychosocial and Patient Education Needs of Prostate Cancer Patients Selecting Watchful Waiting


Interviews are conducted over the telephone and require approximately 90 minutes to
complete. Men interviewed are compensated for their participation in the study.


Inclusion Criteria:



- 1) male,

- 2) 18 years or older, with biopsy-proven prostate cancer,

- 3) diagnosed with localized disease within the last 24 months,

- 4) have a telephone at the time of enrollment,

- 5) have an address where they can receive study materials by mail (a street address
or post office box),

- 6) able to speak and understand English;

- 7) have selected surveillance, rather than active treatment for his prostate cancer.

Exclusion Criteria:

- 1) female

- 2) no diagnosis of localized prostate cancer

- 3) completed or undergoing active treatment (e.g., surgery, radiotherapy, etc.)

- 4) no phone or US mail address

- 5) unwilling or unable to provide informed consent

- 6) unable to speak and understand English

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Outcome Measure:

Health-related quality of life, particularly cancer-specific anxiety and general anxiety

Outcome Time Frame:

One time retrospective interview

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

David M Latini, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Baylor College of Medicine

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

DLD2007-01

NCT ID:

NCT00717613

Start Date:

July 2007

Completion Date:

October 2011

Related Keywords:

  • Localized Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

Name

Location

Baylor College of MedicineHouston, Texas  77030