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The Needs of Cancer Survivors

18 Years
80 Years
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Needs and Demands of Oncology Patients, Breast Cancer Patients., Colon Cancer Patients.

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Trial Information

The Needs of Cancer Survivors

Cancer patients on finishing therapy will be interviewed by a registered nurse by a approved
questionaire asking about his /her feeling needs and demands.

Efforts to help them will be trid

It is well known from studies that survivors have unmet medical and non-medical needs that
are not met, this includes physical, emotional and practical issues. The purpose of this
study is to study them and investigate the methods how to alleviate them.

All patients with breast and colon cancer that are refered to the Rambam Oncology center
will be investigated.

Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients diagnosed with two common cancers (breast, colon) that have completed the
treatment (chemotherapy, radiotherapy)

- Male and Female patients 18-80 years old.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients with active disease.

- Recipients of care that matches the criteria of hospice care.

- Patients with a diagnosis of dementia or other cognitive failure

- Patients who do not speak Hebrew

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Principal Investigator

Eliezer Robinson, Proffesor

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Rambam MC


Israel: Rambam Medical Center Helsinki Committee

Study ID:




Start Date:

November 2012

Completion Date:

November 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Needs and Demands of Oncology Patients
  • Breast Cancer Patients.
  • Colon Cancer Patients.
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Colonic Neoplasms