Support for Hispanic Breast Cancer Patients and Caregivers
I. Test the effects of the Bilingual Breast Cancer Education Intervention (BBCEI) on
outcomes of breast cancer survivors (BCS) and family caregivers at 1, 3, and 6 months post
II. Test the effect of influencing demographic and treatment variables on outcomes of the
BBCEI at 1, 3, and 6 months post intervention.
III. Examine the perceived quality of the BBCEI.
OUTLINE: Patients and caregivers are randomized to 1 of 2 intervention arms.
ARM I: Patients and caregivers undergo the Bilingual Breast Cancer Educational Intervention
(BBCEI) comprising teaching sessions over 50-65 minutes about 4 specific domains (i.e.,
physical, psychological, social, and spiritual well being) once weekly during month 1 and
also undergo evaluation sessions at months 1, 4, and 7.
ARM II: Patients and caregivers undergo usual care comprising evaluation sessions at months
1, 4, and 7. Patients and caregivers may undergo the 4 BBCEI teaching sessions during month
All patients and caregivers receive reinforcement telephone calls every other week.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Effects of the Bilingual Breast Cancer Education Intervention on outcomes (physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and overall quality of life) of breast cancer survivor and family caregivers
At 1, 3, and 6 months post intervention
Beckman Research Institute
United States: Institutional Review Board
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