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Breast Cancer and the Workforce: Ethnic Differences in the Impact of Breast Cancer on Employment Status, Financial Situation, and Quality of Life (BCW)


N/A
18 Years
64 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Female
Breast Cancer

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Trial Information

Breast Cancer and the Workforce: Ethnic Differences in the Impact of Breast Cancer on Employment Status, Financial Situation, and Quality of Life (BCW)


Inclusion Criteria:



Breast cancer survivors

- Pathologic diagnosis of stage I-III breast cancer

- Paid employment (full time or part time) at time of consent or in the three months
prior to diagnosis

- Age 18 to 64 years (inclusive)

- The ability to give informed consent in Chinese (Mandarin), English, Korean, or
Spanish. At Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, patients must be able to give
consent in English or Spanish. At Bellevue Hospital Center and Woodhull Medical and
Mental Health Center patients must be able to give consent in Chinese, English or
Spanish.

Comparison group

Paid employment (full time or part time) at the time of consent

- Age 18 to 64 years (inclusive) and within an age range that is 5 years above or below
that of the nominating or matched survivor

- The ability to give informed consent in the same language as the nominating survivor

- Membership in the same ethnic group as the nominating survivor

- Not treated for cancer in the past year (other than non-melanoma skin cancer)

Exclusion Criteria:

- N/A

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

To compare the impact of breast cancer on (a) employment status, (b) financial situation, and (c) QoL.

Outcome Time Frame:

3 years

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Victoria Blinder, M.D., M.Sc.

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

10-071

NCT ID:

NCT01134172

Start Date:

May 2010

Completion Date:

May 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Sociodemographic
  • Ethnicity
  • Work-related
  • Health system
  • QOL
  • Questionnaires
  • 10-071
  • Breast Neoplasms

Name

Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021
Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and PreventionNew York, New York  10035
Bellevue Hospital CenterNew York, New York  10016
Queens Medical AssociatesFresh Meadows, New York  11365
Memoral Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterBasking Ridge, New Jersey  
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center @ SuffolkCommack, New York  11725
Memoral Sloan Kettering Cancer Center at PhelpsSleepy Hollow, New York  10591
New York Hospital - QueensFlushing, New York  11355
Memorial Sloan-Kettering at Mercy Medical CenterRockville Centre, New York  
Woodhull Medical and Mental Health CenterBrooklyn, New York  11206