Evaluating Fatigue and Hope in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Recipients

Study ID
STU 092010-088

Cancer Related
Yes

Healthy Volunteers
No

Study Sites

Contact
Gevel Jackson
214-456-7194
gevel.jackson@childrens.com

Principal Investigator
Victor Aquino

Summary

Pediatric recipients of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, who meet inclusion criteria, after obtaining informed consent, will be asked to complete the PedsQL Multidimensional Fatigue Scale and The Childrens Hope Scale during a scheduled outpatient visit. The parent/guardian of the transplant recipient will also be asked to complete the fatigue survey. after data are collected on 25 subjects, they will be evaluated to determine incidence and severity of fatigue and if a correlation exists between hope and fatigue.

Participant Eligibility

Patients aged 5-18 who have:

* undergone either allogeneic or autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant

* are followed in the outpatient setting

* are able to complete the survey