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Physician-Patient Communication About Breast Cancer-Related Internet Information and Its Effect on Patient Satisfaction and Anxiety


N/A
21 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Female
Breast Cancer

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Trial Information

Physician-Patient Communication About Breast Cancer-Related Internet Information and Its Effect on Patient Satisfaction and Anxiety


Inclusion Criteria:



Subject Inclusion Criteria for Patients

- Female

- Diagnosis of breast cancer

- Pre-surgery (*for breast surgeon patients only)

- Report that they have read breast cancer-related internet information since their
diagnosis with breast cancer.

- Provide informed consent

Subject Inclusion Criteria Physicians

- Breast surgeon or breast medical oncologist

- Agree to participate in study and one of 10 selected participants

- Provide inform consent

Exclusion Criteria:

Exclusion Criteria for Patients

- Less than 21 years of age

- Cognitive or physical impairment rendering patients incapable of providing informed
consent to participate in the study

- As the measures and coding system are all written in English, subjects who are not
fluent in English will be excluded.

Exclusion Criteria for Physicians

- None

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Crossover, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

patients in Category 1 (those who have been recorded discussing internet information with their physician) are pt satisfaction & pt anxiety. PT satisfaction with the consultation is an outcome assessed only at the end of the consultation.

Outcome Time Frame:

conclusion of the study

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Carma Bylund-Lincoln, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

08-079

NCT ID:

NCT00712569

Start Date:

June 2008

Completion Date:

June 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Communication
  • Internet
  • Physician
  • Patient
  • Breast Neoplasms

Name

Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at CommackCommack, New York  11725
Memoral Sloan Kettering Cancer Center@PhelpsSleepy Hollow, New York