Adherence to Vaginal Dilation Following Pelvic Radiotherapy for Gynecological Cancers
- To determine adherence to vaginal dilation therapy after radiotherapy in patients with
early-stage IB grade 2-IIIB cervical cancer or stage IA grade 3-IIB endometrial cancer.
- To identify demographic, medical, and psychosocial factors associated with adherence to
recommendations for vaginal dilation in these patients.
- To describe the sexual, marital, and non-marital dyadic functioning of these patients.
OUTLINE: Patients from the IMPAC registry in Radiation Oncology at the University Hospitals
Case Medical Center, Ireland Cancer Center complete questionnaires online or by mail.
Questionnaires include the Vaginal Dilation Adherence questionnaire, the Sexual
Function-Vaginal Changes Questionnaire, the Dyadic Satisfaction questionnaire, and the
Physician/Nurse Recommendation of Vaginal Dilation questionnaire.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Adherence to vaginal dilation therapy after radiotherapy as measured by the Vaginal Dilation Adherence questionnaire
one time questionaire
Lois C. Friedman, PhD
Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
United States: Federal Government
|Mercy Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center||Canton, Ohio 44708|
|Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center||Cleveland, Ohio 44106-5065|
|Lake/University Ireland Cancer Center||Mentor, Ohio 44060|
|Geauga Regional Hospital||Chardon, Ohio 44024|
|Southwest General Health Center||Middleburgh Heights, Ohio 44130|
|UHHS Chagrin Highlands Medical Center||Orange Villager, Ohio 44122|
|University Suburban Health Center||South Euclid, Ohio 44121|
|UHHS Westlake Medical Center||Westlaker, Ohio 44145|