Winter Weather Closings & Delays: Our class cancellations do not always follow local public school closings. For information on weather-related delays or closings, call 703-698-2520. We recommend you verify on hour prior to your class to accommodate any changes in early closings.

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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