Telemedicine vs. Face-to-Face Cancer Genetic Counseling in Rural Oncology Clinics
- Individuals referred for cancer genetic counseling (e.g., by medical oncologist,
primary care physician or self) in one of 4 oncology clinics: Gibson Cancer Center in
Lumberton, NC; Scotland Cancer Treatment Center in Laurinburg, NC; Johnston Cancer
Center in Smithfield, NC; and Maria Parham Cancer Center in Henderson, NC.
- Willing to be randomized to receive counseling via telemedicine or face-to-face.
- Referred for cancer genetic counseling from any clinic other than the 4 listed above.
- Unwilling to be randomized to receive counseling via telemedicine or face-to-face.
Type of Study:
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Outcome Time Frame:
One week post-intervention (genetic counseling session)
Martha B Adams, M.D., M.A.
United States: Institutional Review Board
- Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
- Lynch Syndrome
- Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer syndrome
- genetic counseling
- breast cancer
- ovarian cancer
- Cancer genetic counseling
- Ovarian Neoplasms
- Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis
|Maria Parham Medical Center
||Henderson, North Carolina 27536
|Scotland Cancer Treatment Center
||Laurinburg, North Carolina 28352
|Gibson Cancer Center
||Lumberton, North Carolina 28358
|Johnston Cancer Center
||Smithfield, North Carolina 27577