Back to list

Influence of Primary Treatment for Prostate Cancer on Work Experience (PCW)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


The purpose of this study is to examine how prostate cancer treatment affects African American men's ability to work.


Cancer, Men's Health, Urinary, Elderly, Older Adults





18 - 99 years


Study Population

African American/Black or White, Non-Hispanic; diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the prostate, stage I, II, or III


Jayadev Manikkam umakanthan

UNC Hospitals - UNCPN

For questions, contact:
(252) 962-4150
Visit Website

Recruitment Period End

June 24, 2022


Primary Location
NASH UNC Health Care Center
2460 Curtis Ellis Dr, Rocky Mount, NC 27804, USA

Study Qualifications

Gender Male

Age Range 18 - 99 years

Participant qualification(s) male diagnosed with stage 1-3 prostate cancer. Scheduled to undergo prostatectomy or radiation for treatment of prostate cancer within 90 days of enrollment Self-identify as African American/black, non-Hispanic or white. Worked within the past 14 days. Intends to be working within 6 months. 18 years or older. Willing to provide answers on a questionnaire. Can speak and understand spoken English.

Not eligible if: Patient has not received therapy for any other cancer within the last 3 years. Patient plans to receive therapy for any other cancer within the next year.

Number of Visits

    » 1 In person visit(s)

    1 Signing of Initial Consent

    » 6 Remote visit(s)

    4 Interview Survey questionnaires, 2 Check in calls

Participation Period

2 years


30$ gift card after administration of 1st questionnaire, 20 gift card after administration of 2nd and 3rd questionnaires. The Gift cards will be to a retailer such as Wal-Mart.

By clicking I am interested, your contact information will be sent to the researcher/study coordinator for this study. The coordinator will respond by email with additional information on how to proceed.