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Englishtown, New Jersey 07726


Purpose:

Rationale: Determining quality of life in breast cancer patient after completing chemotherapy or radiation therapy or surgical procedures or any combination therapy. Intervention includes supportive care in terms of psychological support and moral boosting efforts by counseling breast cancer survivors which may enhance the well-being and quality of life of women who are treated with chemotherapy or radiation therapy or surgical procedures or any given combination therapy. PURPOSE: Randomized clinical trial study to compare the effectiveness of support system and counseling of breast cancer survivors on the well-being of women, who have completed various modes of treatment of breast cancer with the subjects who have no support system. Study Type: Quality of life and survival Study Design: Two arm randomized controlled clinical trial to study quality of life and survival of breast cancer patients after completion of chemotherapy or radiation therapy or surgery or any combination therapy. The stages from I to IV (metastases to other sites of the body) are included.


Study summary:

OBJECTIVES: - Determine the quality of life in breast cancer patient after completing chemotherapy or radiation therapy or surgical procedures or any combination therapy in both Arms. - Determine the effect of providing standard written materials in Arm I. - Determine the effect of psychological support and moral boosting efforts by counseling breast cancer survivors which may enhance the well-being and quality of life of women who are treated with chemotherapy or radiation therapy or surgical procedures or any combination therapy in Arm II. - Determine the effect of socioeconomic status on all available demographic area which is not a criteria for exclusion in both Arms. - Determine psychosocial and mental state to measure wellness and good quality of life in both Arms. - Determine the periodic medical care for related or unrelated problems of the disease which have a positive impact on the survival and quality of life in both Arms.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Breast cancer patients - 25 to 85 years old DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: - Received prior definitive treatment for stage I-IV breast cancer with or without adjuvant chemotherapy or radiation therapy or surgical therapy or any combination therapy. - 3 to 18 months since completion therapy. PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: - 25 to 49 vs 50 to 85 Sex: - Female Menopausal status: - Not specified Performance status: - Not specified Life expectancy: - Not specified Hematopoietic: - CBC in normal range: - Hemoglobin - 10 g/dl - Blood Glucose is twofold above the normal range Hepatic: - Hepatic profile is twofold above the normal range: - AST/ALT - Bilirubin,total - Protein (Albumin, Globulin) Renal: - Renal tests are twofold above the normal range: - Creatinine clearance 24 hours - BUN - Creatinine level Other: - No current psychiatric diagnosis - Mini Mental Status Examination - No signs and symptoms MDD - Anxiety disorder - Post Traumatic Syndrome Disorder Status of Therapy: Chemotherapy: - Completed Endocrine therapy: - Completed Radiotherapy: - Completed Surgery: - Completed at least three months before the start of the study Exclusion Criteria: - Age below 25 and above 85 - Subject with breast carcinoma in therapy - Any current mental illness - Hepatic enzymes are more than twofold from the normal range - Renal impairment is more than twofold from the normal range - Hemoglobin is less than 10 g/dl - CBC results are below normal range


NCT ID:

NCT00712621


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Prem A Nandiwada, MD
Raritan Bay Medical Center


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Englishtown, New Jersey 07726
United States



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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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