This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions breast cancer, gynecologic cancer
Sponsor Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Start date March 2010
End date March 2017
Trial size 300 participants
Trial identifier NCT01084642, 10-034


The purpose of this study is to survey female cancer patients' awareness of and preference for methods to improve sexual health. This information will help to improve our understanding of the needs and preferences for sexual health strategies and interventions of our female patients.

The findings of this survey will also be used to develop feasible sexual health resources for our patients and enhance the success of grant proposals to support future sexual health interventions at MSKCC.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model cohort
Time perspective prospective
Participants will be asked to complete a survey as a one time assessment.

Primary Outcomes

Participant' awareness of sexual health issues & preference for sexual health intervention
time frame: 2 years

Secondary Outcomes

To assess & describe female cancer patients' attitudes towards & preference of methods to receive sexual health information (verbal or written) & psychosexual education patient information cards or intervention modality (telephone, in-person or online).
time frame: 2 years

Eligibility Criteria

Female participants at least 21 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Participants must be able to communicate in English to complete the tests. - Study group of breast and/or gynecological cancer survivors. - History of Primary diagnosis of breast and/or gynecological cancer - At least 21 years of age. - In the judgement of the consenting professional able to provide informed consent - In the judgement of the consenting professional, able to communicate well enough in English through verbal and written communication to complete the study assessments. Exclusion Criteria: - In the judgement of the consenting professional, the individual is able to provide informed consent. - Patients with a psychiatric disorder precluding response to the surveys.

Additional Information

Official title A Pilot Study Surveying Female Cancer Patients' Preference For Sexual Health Interventions
Principal investigator Jeanne Carter, PhD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in April 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.