Life with Cancer weather policy: * If county school systems, evening activities and/or adult education programs are cancelled, Life with Cancer will cancel classes and groups.   * If county school systems have a delayed opening, Life with Cancer groups and classes will NOT be cancelled or delayed.  * If county school systems have an early dismissal, Life with Cancer will cancel afternoon and evening classes and groups.  * Note: Individual counseling and massage therapy appointments will take place as scheduled unless otherwise arranged between the counselor and/or massage therapist and client.

Insomnia Research Study


Gyn and Breast Cancer Patients / Survivors Volunteers
Needed for Life with Cancer Insomnia Research Study
“Need Sleep? A Cognitive Behavioral Intervention For Cancer Patients with Insomnia”


To participate:
You must be 18 years of age or older and have a diagnosis of a gynecologic or breast cancer.

Description of Research Study:
Life with Cancer is researching a cognitive behavioral intervention to improve sleep quality and decrease psychological distress. We will ask you to fill out several questionnaires, collect salivary cortisol samples and participate in five weekly group sessions at the Life with Cancer Family Center where you will learn evidence based strategies that may improve your sleep. Total participation will take about 9 hours.

To learn more, contact the Research Manager:
     
  Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
       703.698.2538
        drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org


This research is conducted under the direction of Principal Investigator James Zabora, ScD, Research Director, Life with Cancer, Larry Maxwell, MD, and William McGuire, MD and has been approved by the Inova Health System Institutional Review Board.

 



 

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