(COPE) A randomized trial of standard verbal Counseling with or without a Pictorial Education tool to reduce psychological morbidity in women receiving breast radiation therapy
The purpose of this study is to see if using a pictorial reference tool can help better educate and lower anxiety in women who are planning to receive radiation therapy for breast cancer.
Patients with breast cancer who are scheduled to begin radiation treatment. Subjects must be able to read and understand English.
18 - 100
Healthy Volunteers Needed
Duration of Participation
Participation on this study will follow the exact same schedule as the standard course of radiation therapy treatment. While this can vary between patients based on type and location of breast cancer, radiation treatment typically lasts between 5-6 weeks. After treatment you'll again be followed the same as if you were not on the study.