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.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Fei-Hsiu Hsiao, Ph.D
National Taiwan University Hospital
Taiwan: Department of Health