Assessing Women's Attitudes About the Risk of Infertility Related to Adjuvant Therapy for Early Breast Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00062400|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 6, 2003
Last Update Posted : October 24, 2013
RATIONALE: Adjuvant therapy given after surgery for early breast cancer may cause infertility. Assessing young women's attitudes and feelings about the risk of infertility may help improve the ability to plan effective treatment.
PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying young women's attitudes and feelings about the risk of infertility related to adjuvant therapy for stage I or stage II breast cancer.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Breast Cancer Psychosocial Effects of Cancer and Its Treatment Sexual Dysfunction and Infertility Sexuality and Reproductive Issues||Procedure: psychosocial assessment and care||Not Applicable|
- Determine the attitude toward the risk of infertility related to adjuvant therapy in women with early breast cancer.
- Correlate, if possible, the patient's attitude with the fact that the patient already has children or the time interval between the date of breast cancer diagnosis and the date of study participation.
OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study.
Patients complete a questionnaire administered by a nontreating physician.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 385 patients will be accrued for this study.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||385 participants|
|Official Title:||A Survey of the Breast International Group (B.I.G.) to Assess the Attitude of Patients Aged Less Than 35 Years, With Early Breast Cancer, Toward the Risk of Loss of Fertility Related to Adjuvant Therapies|
|Study Start Date :||May 2003|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2008|
- Patients who would agree to have chemotherapy if it reduces their chances of having children as assessed by questionnaire
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00062400
|Study Chair:||Zora Neskovic-Konstantinovic||Institute Of Oncology & Radiology, Belgrade, Serbia|