Perspectives and Attitudes on the Use of Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Hormonal Therapy in Older and/or Frail Women: A Survey of Oncologists and Geriatricians
- Evaluate the attitudes and perspectives of 150 oncologists and 150 geriatricians or
primary care providers regarding the adjuvant treatment of older women with breast
cancer of varying ages, health, and functional status.
- Determine whether homogeneity exists in treatment recommendations.
- Determine the relative impact of chronological age, baseline health, and functional
status on treatment recommendations.
OUTLINE: Participants complete a 25-minute online survey regarding their treatment
recommendations for older women with breast cancer of varying ages, health, and functional
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 300 participants will be accrued for this study.
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Attitudes and perspectives of health professionals
Arti Hurria, MD
Beckman Research Institute
United States: Federal Government