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Positron Emission Mammography and Standard Mammography in Women at High Risk of Breast Cancer

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
United States Department of Defense
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gustavo Mercier, Boston Medical Center Identifier:
First received: May 9, 2009
Last updated: November 1, 2016
Last verified: September 2016
Results First Received: May 6, 2016  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Screening
Condition: Breast Cancer
Interventions: Other: questionnaire administration
Procedure: digital mammography
Procedure: positron emission mammography

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Recruitment Details
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193 participants were enrolled onto this study between 4/8/2009 through 5/31/2012 in the Breast Center.

Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
Single Arm PEM, Mammography and Questionnaire

questionnaire administration positron emission mammography

digital mammography: standard screening mammogram

questionnaire administration: Questionnaire regarding patient satisfaction with mammogram experience and with PEM experience.

positron emission mammography: one-time PEM to compare recall rates with that of standard mammogram

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Single Arm PEM, Mammography and Questionnaire
STARTED   193 
Physician Decision                1 
Pregnancy                1 
missing documentation                1 
technical difficulties                2 

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Population Description
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Eligible participants

Reporting Groups
Positron Emission Mammography (PEM), Mammography, Questionaire

questionnaire administration digital mammography positron emission mammography

questionnaire administration: Questionnaire regarding patient satisfaction with mammogram experience and with positron emission mammography experience.

digital mammography: standard screening mammogram

positron emission mammography: one-time positron emission mammography to compare recall rates with that of standard mammogram

Baseline Measures
   Positron Emission Mammography (PEM), Mammography, Questionaire 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
Age [1] 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
<=18 years      0   0.0% 
Between 18 and 65 years      182  94.3% 
>=65 years      11   5.7% 
[1] Age of the subjects must be greater than or equal to 18 years of age.
Gender, Customized [1] 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
Female   193 
[1] The gender of the patient must be female per protocol.
Ethnicity (NIH/OMB) [1] 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
Hispanic or Latino      8   4.1% 
Not Hispanic or Latino      185  95.9% 
Unknown or Not Reported      0   0.0% 
[1] Hispanic/Non-Hispanic eligible
Race (NIH/OMB) [1] 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
American Indian or Alaska Native      0   0.0% 
Asian      0   0.0% 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander      0   0.0% 
Black or African American      113  58.5% 
White      80  41.5% 
More than one race      0   0.0% 
Unknown or Not Reported      0   0.0% 
[1] Caucasian African American
Region of Enrollment [1] 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
United States   193 
[1] Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pregnancy status [1] 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
negative pregnancy status   192 
pregnant status   1 
[1] Only non-pregnant patients are allowed to participate.
No prior history of cancer in previous 5 years 
[Units: Participants]

  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Frequency of Breast Imaging Assessment Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) "0" Call-back in Mammography vs BI-RAD "0" in PEM   [ Time Frame: immediately at completion of mammogram ]

2.  Secondary:   Patient Satisfaction Level as Pertaining to Comfort and Pain for Each Study   [ Time Frame: One month ]

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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Gustavo Mercier, House Radiologist
Organization: Boston Medical Center
phone: 617-638-6610

Responsible Party: Gustavo Mercier, Boston Medical Center Identifier: NCT00896649     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000640404
BUMC-H-27136 ( Other Identifier: BUMC IRB )
W81XWH-06-1-0309 ( Other Identifier: funding number )
05063002 ( Other Identifier )
HRPO #A-13777.2 ( Other Identifier: DoD )
Study First Received: May 9, 2009
Results First Received: May 6, 2016
Last Updated: November 1, 2016