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Developing Culturally-Tailored Information-Based Support Groups for Chinese Immigrants With Breast Cancer: A Pilot Study


N/A
21 Years
80 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Female
Chinese Immigrants With Breast Cancer

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Trial Information

Developing Culturally-Tailored Information-Based Support Groups for Chinese Immigrants With Breast Cancer: A Pilot Study


Inclusion Criteria:



- Female

- Non-US born

- Resident in the US < 20 years

- Of Chinese descent

- Age 21 years through 80 years

- Language spoken: Mandarin

- Diagnosis of breast cancer within 3 months prior to recruitment

*Not required that breast cancer is the patients' first and/or only cancer diagnosis

- Currently receiving cancer treatment;

- Will be living continuously in the US for the next year

- Has a telephone that he/she is willing to use for the study

Exclusion Criteria:

- Presence of cognitive impairment disorder (i.e., delirium or dementia) sufficient to
preclude meaningful informed consent and/or data collection

- Another household member is already enrolled.

- Prior participation in a cancer support group

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

feasibility

Outcome Description:

To pilot and evaluate the feasibility of information-based, culturally-tailored in-person and virtual support groups for Chinese patients with breast cancer. The feasibility of participation in the in-person and virtual support groups will be measured by documenting patient accrual to the pilot study and attendance at the support groups.

Outcome Time Frame:

1 year

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Jennifer Leng, MD, MPH

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

12-105

NCT ID:

NCT01632956

Start Date:

June 2012

Completion Date:

June 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Chinese Immigrants With Breast Cancer
  • Support Groups
  • Breast cancer
  • Mandarin speaking
  • 12-105
  • Breast Neoplasms

Name

Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021
Queens Cancer Center of Queens HospitalJamaica, New York  11432