Effect of Advertisements on Treatment Compliance in Women With Breast Cancer

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 19, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 23, 2012
Information provided by:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Brief Summary:

RATIONALE: Measuring how advertising affects treatment compliance in women with breast cancer may help doctors plan the best treatment.

PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying how advertisements affect treatment compliance in women with breast cancer.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Cancer Other: counseling intervention Procedure: psychosocial assessment and care Not Applicable

Detailed Description:



  • Evaluate the consequences of advertisement on treatment compliance in women with breast cancer.


  • Determine the factors favoring or not favoring adherence to the medical recommendations.

OUTLINE: Patients and their medical and nonmedical caregivers are interviewed by a sociologist or anthropologist twice over 1 year. The first interview is at the consultation visit and the second interview is at the patient's home. The impact of advertisement on treatment compliance is measured.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 65 patients will be accrued for this study.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 65 participants
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Socio-anthropological Study Evaluating the Impact of Observance or Treatment in Patients With Breast Cancer
Study Start Date : March 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Breast Cancer

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Treatment compliance

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Factors affecting adherence to the medical plan

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • Diagnosis of breast cancer
  • Hormone receptor status not specified


  • Female
  • Menopausal status not specified


  • Not specified

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00462410

Sponsors and Collaborators
Institut Bergonié
Study Chair: Marc Debled, MD Institut Bergonié Identifier: NCT00462410     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000540528
First Posted: April 19, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 23, 2012
Last Verified: May 2011

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
recurrent breast cancer
stage I breast cancer
stage II breast cancer
stage IIIA breast cancer
stage IIIB breast cancer
stage IIIC breast cancer
stage IV breast cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases