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PROSTATE CANCER SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT FOR LOW LITERACY MEN


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18 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Male
Prostate Cancer, Psychosocial Effects of Cancer and Its Treatment

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Trial Information

PROSTATE CANCER SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT FOR LOW LITERACY MEN


OBJECTIVES:

- Develop a symptom management intervention for African-American men treated for
localized prostate cancer, with a particular emphasis on low health literacy men.

OUTLINE: Participants are interviewed by the principal investigator over the phone or meet
the principal investigator at the Veterans Administration prostate cancer clinic. If the
interview is conducted in the clinic, it is held in a private room in the clinic.

Inclusion Criteria


DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

- Biopsy-proven localized prostate cancer

- Has received treatment for prostate cancer

- Patient self-identifies as being of African-American descent

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

- Able to speak and read in English

- Has an address in order to receive study materials by mail (a street address or post
office box)

- Has either a telephone in order to be interviewed OR is able to meet the principal
investigator at the Veterans Administration prostate clinic and be interviewed there

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

- See Disease Characteristics

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Outcome Measure:

Symptom management taxonomy

Principal Investigator

David M. Latini, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Baylor College of Medicine

Authority:

Unspecified

Study ID:

CDR0000600455

NCT ID:

NCT00767845

Start Date:

May 2008

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Psychosocial Effects of Cancer and Its Treatment
  • psychosocial effects of cancer and its treatment
  • stage I prostate cancer
  • stage II prostate cancer
  • stage III prostate cancer
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

Name

Location

Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of MedicineHouston, Texas  77030