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Breast Cancer Risk Reduction: A Patient Doctor Intervention

40 Years
74 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Breast Cancer

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Trial Information

Breast Cancer Risk Reduction: A Patient Doctor Intervention

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Patient component:

- Women who visit the General Internal Medicine (GIM) practices at SFGH and UCSF
during the study period

- Between the ages of 40 and 74

- Self-identify as Asian American, Spanish- and English-speaking Latinas, African
American, or White

- Have no history of breast cancer are eligible to participate.

2. Physician component: Primary care physicians currently practicing at the GIM clinics
at SFGH and UCSF

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Patient component: Women whose physicians object to their participation in the study

2. Physician component: No exclusion criteria for physicians

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Outcome Measure:

Knowledge of Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Outcome Description:

Risk knowledge was assessed using a post-survey. Participants could have scored 0-100 (with 0 meaning no correct answers, and 100 is all correct answers). This outcome was measured through a survey. Breast cancer risk knowledge was based on a series of eight questions in the survey. O

Outcome Time Frame:

one week post-initial visit (approximately one week)

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Celia P Kaplan, DrPH, MA

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of California, San Francisco


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

June 2011

Completion Date:

June 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast cancer concern, breast cancer risk perception, breast cancer risk
  • Breast Neoplasms



University of California, San Francisco Mt. Zion campus San Francisco, California  94143
San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) San Francisco, California  94110