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The ACTS Intervention to Reduce Breast Cancer Treatment Disparity


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

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Trial Information

The ACTS Intervention to Reduce Breast Cancer Treatment Disparity


Inclusion Criteria:



- African American, as determined by patient self report on their demographic form
completed at first medical oncology visit

- Female

- Age 18 or older

- Diagnosed with invasive breast cancer

- Recommended (prescribed) chemotherapy by participating medical oncologists

Exclusion Criteria:

- Impaired cognition, as determined by a score of less than 22 on the Mini Mental
Status Exam

- An inability to understand English

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

Adherence to recommended breast cancer chemotherapy

Outcome Time Frame:

midpoint (6 or 12 weeks) and endpoint (12 or 24 weeks) of recommended chemotherapy regimen

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Margaret Q Rosenzweig, PhD, FNP-BC, AOCNP

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of Pittsburgh

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

706367

NCT ID:

NCT01184066

Start Date:

January 2010

Completion Date:

Related Keywords:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Patient Adherence
  • African Americans
  • Cancer Survivor
  • Decision Making
  • Communication
  • Quality of Life
  • Social Support
  • Patient Education
  • Breast Neoplasms

Name

Location

University of PittsburghPittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15261
West Penn Allegheny Health SystemPittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15224