A Randomized Trial for Educational Interventions for Patients With DCIS Actually Making Treatment Decisions
- The decision board explains the risks and benefits of mastectomy, excision and
radiation, excision, radiation, and tamoxifen, excision alone, and excision without
radiation and tamoxifen for women with DCIS.
- Patients will receive a decision board to take home for review. Two fifteen-minute
telephone interviews will be conducted, one approximately one week after enrollment and
one 2 months after enrollment.
- In the phone interviews, patients will asked to complete a brief survey. This survey
will ask abou DCIS in general, the patient's treatment decisions, their feelings, as
well as their experience with the decision board.
- This study will take about 2 months.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label
To determine the impact of an educational intervention on the decision-making in women with DCIS.
Eric Winer, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
United States: Institutional Review Board
|Faulkner Hospital||Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130|
|Dana-Farber Cancer Center||Boston, Massachusetts 02115|