ABC Survey - do we Meet the Needs of Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer?
The study will follow a descriptive design involving a survey. Data collection will involve paper based questionnaires. The questionnaires have been developed in conjunction with breast cancer support groups associated with the Irish Cancer Society and patients.
Metastatic Breast Cancer
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||ABC Survey: Are we Meeting the Needs of Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC) in Ireland? A Nationwide Survey|
- Needs of MBC patients in Ireland [ Time Frame: Following analysis of the questionnaires completed by the patients, estimated 24 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]The needs of MBC patients to be identified and categorised with particular focus on; quality of life, symptom burden and access to and value of available support
- Future service developments [ Time Frame: Following analysis of the questionnaires completed by patients, estimated 24 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Evaluation of future service developments that will provide support to these patients
|Study Start Date:||May 2013|
|Primary Completion Date:||March 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|Metastatic Breast Cancer|
The purpose of the study is to identify and categorise the need of Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) patients in Ireland with particular focus on; quality of life, symptom burden and access to and value of support available.
The study also aims to evaluate future service developments that will provide support to these patients.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02051010
|Bon Secours Hospital|
|Cork University Hospital|
|South Infirmary - Victoria University Hospital|
|Letterkenny General Hospital|
|Saint Vincent Universtiy Hospital|
|Dublin, Ireland, 4|
|Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and Mater Private Hospital|
|Dublin, Ireland, 7|
|Saint James's Hospital|
|Dublin, Ireland, 8|
|Galway University Hospital|
|Kerry General Hospital|
|Midwestern Regional Hospital|
|Sligo General Hospital|
|Waterford Regional Hospital|