Understanding Patient Perspectives on the Risks of Ionizing Radiation Used for Medical Imaging
- English-language fluent
- 18 years of age, or older
- Provide informed consent
- Group 1: Patients undergoing chemotherapy for Stage IV colorectal carcinoma.
- Group 2: Parents of pediatric patients who have undergone treatment for stage 1-3
- Group 3: Women who have undergone treatment for early stage breast cancer within the
preceding 6 months.
- Group 4: Men undergoing surveillance imaging after treatment for testicular cancer.
- Group 5: Patients currently or previously enrolled in the MSKCC lung cancer screening
- Group 6: Patients enrolled in or eligible for the thoracic survivorship program.
- Participants who don't speak English
Type of Study:
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
characterize participant knowledge, attitudes
about imaging radiation, information sources, and satisfaction with risk-benefit communication.
Outcome Time Frame:
Raymond Thornton, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
United States: Institutional Review Board
- Breast Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Testicular Cancer
- Quality of Life
- Focus groups
- Risks of Ionizing Radiation
- Risk of medical imaging
- Breast Neoplasms
- Colonic Neoplasms
- Lung Neoplasms
- Testicular Neoplasms
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