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Measuring Patient Expectations for Thyroid Surgery: Development of a Patient-Reported Outcomes Instrument


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18 Years
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Open (Enrolling)
Both
Thyroid Cancer

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Trial Information

Measuring Patient Expectations for Thyroid Surgery: Development of a Patient-Reported Outcomes Instrument


Inclusion Criteria:



- Age ≥18 years

- English speaking

- Patients with confirmed thyroid malignancy confirmed by preoperative fine needle
biopsy (any stage) planned for surgical excision

Exclusion Criteria:

- Inability to speak or understand English

- Inability to provide meaningful informed consent due to physical, cognitive, or
psychiatric disability

- Prior thyroid surgery

- Prior radioactive iodine treatment, external beam radiation or chemotherapy

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

To establish a patient-reported outcomes tool for measuring preoperative expectations in patients undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer.

Outcome Description:

This will be done by conducting qualitative semistructured interviews with 15 thyroid cancer patients (pre- and postoperatively) to identify recurring themes about their expectations regarding thyroid surgery.

Outcome Time Frame:

2 year

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Snehal Patel, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

11-087

NCT ID:

NCT01412762

Start Date:

July 2011

Completion Date:

July 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Surgery
  • interview
  • 11-087
  • Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Thyroid Diseases

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Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021