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Identifying Predictors of Poor Health-Related Quality-of-Life Among Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Donors

To compare donors to their non-donor counterparts and healthy controls as well as to generate
trajectory classes based on longitudinal patterns of donor HRQoL and identify predictors of
poor donor HRQoL.
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Kitko, Carrie
Vanderbilt University


5 Years
Inclusion Criteria:

Participants must fall into one of the following categories:

Donor between the age of 5 and 17 who is donating to a sibling

Parent/caregiver of study participating donor

Recipient sibling aged 5 to 17 of study participating donor

Any of the donor's non-donor/non-recipient siblings between 5 and 17

Any child between 5 and 17 with a brother or sister (also between 5 and 17) receiving a transplant from an unrelated source

Be willing and able to provide signed informed consent:

Adults must give consent for their children's and, if applicable, their own participation

Assent will be obtained in accordance with guidelines at the participant's transplant institution

Be willing and able to respond to psychological assessment questions

Must be the donor's first donation

Recipient must consent to the CIBMTR research database

Exclusion Criteria:

For families with pediatric donors aged 5 to 17, at minimum, the donor child and/or one parent must consent/assent to participation. If that minimum is not met, the family will be excluded

Donor or non-donor siblings who do not live in the same household as the recipient at lease half of the time

Unable to consent/assent or complete a phone interview in English

Parents may consent/assent in Spanish

No access to a telephone

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