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A Controlled Study of Quality of Life and it's Related Factors Among Gynecological Cancer Survivors

20 Years
70 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Endometrial Cancer

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A Controlled Study of Quality of Life and it's Related Factors Among Gynecological Cancer Survivors

This study used a cross-sectional design. By using the method of purposive sampling, the 70
gynecological cancer patients who had completed the active treatments for six months will be
recruited from the oncology and gynecology clinics of a medical center in the Northern
Taiwan area. The 70 healthy controls without any cancer will be recruited from clinic and
from friends and colleagues. The instruments include "Sample characteristics questionnaire,"
"Short Form-12 (SF-12)," "Medical Outcome Study Sleep Scale (MOS-sleep)," "Beck Depression
Inventory-II (BDI)," "State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI)," "Sexual Activity Questionnaire
(SAQ), and "The Experiences in Close Relationships-Revised (ECR-R)." The data will be
analyzed by descriptive statistical analysis, independent t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe's test,
Pearson's correlation, and stepwise regression.

Inclusion Criteria:

- Been diagnosed as cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or endometrial cancer, and has
completed six months after the relevant treatment.

- 20-70 years old

- Agreed to participate in this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Combined with other non-gynecologic cancer (cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or
endometrial cancer) patients.

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Principal Investigator

Fei-Hsiu Hsiao, Ph.D

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

National Taiwan University Hospital


Taiwan: Department of Health

Study ID:




Start Date:

August 2010

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • gynecological cancer survivors
  • quality of life
  • Endometrial Neoplasms
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
  • Ovarian Neoplasms
  • Adenoma