Semi-Structured Interviews with Patients on Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
Semi-Structured Interviews with Patients about Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN)
Sponsor: Columbia University Medical Center
Enrolling: Male and Female Patients
Study Length: 1 Days
Clinic Visits: 1
IRB Number: AAAQ7714
Contact: Dawn Hershman MD: (212) 342-4130 /
Additional Study Information: Aim 1: To describe the perceptions and experiences of CIPN by patients. 1. To describe the terminology used by patients to describe CIPN.; 2. To describe the effects that CIPN has on patients' day-to-day quality of life.; 3. To describe how patients communicate with their healthcare providers about CIPN, and what barriers may interfere with this communication.; 4. To describe how CIPN compares to other side effects of chemotherapy.; 5. To describe self-management strategies used by patients to cope with CIPN. CIPN is characterized by a wide array of sensorimotor abnormalities including, but not limited to, paresthesia, numbness, shooting pains, muscle cramps, loss of muscle coordination, and extreme sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures.
This study is closed
Dawn Hershman, MD
Do You Qualify?
Are you 18 years of age or older? Yes No
Are you able to understand, speak, and read English or Spanish? Yes No
Do you have symptoms of CIPN? (As written in description above) Yes No
You may be eligible for this study

Place Holder

For more information, please contact:
Dawn Hershman MD
(212) 342-4130