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Table 1 Corporate time table of the study network

From: Psychosocial impact of prognostic genetic testing in the care of uveal melanoma patients: protocol of a controlled prospective clinical observational study

Assessment Interval Project I (psycho-oncology) Project II (metastasis) Project III (hereditary predisposition)
T1 Initial admission in the clinic • Information about the 3 projects and about monosomy 3 diagnostics • medical history (patient and familiy) • psychometric questionnaires
Surgery (4–6 weeks after initial admission)
T2 Discharge from hospital after surgery psychometric questionnaires plasma sample  
T3 6-12 weeks after surgery (IG); 8 weeks after surgery (OG) • offer of psycho-oncological support • psychometric questionnaires   Disclosure of test results: • monosomy 3 • tumor disposition
T4 6 months after initial admission psychometric questionnaires plasma sample Follow-up examinations
T5 12 months after initial admission psychometric questionnaires plasma sample Follow-up examinations