IRB #

STUDY00020501

Title

A Randomized Trial of Standard Verbal Counseling with or without a Pictorial Educational Tool to Reduce Psychological Morbidity in Women Receiving Breast Radiation Therapy

Principal Investigator

Kiri Cook

Study Purpose

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.

Medical Condition(s)

Breast cancer

Eligibility Criteria

Patients with breast cancer who are scheduled to begin radiation treatment. Subjects must be able to read and understand English.

Age Range

18 - 100

Healthy Volunteers Needed

No

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.

Minors Included

No

Contact

John Minger
mingerj@ohsu.edu
503-418-3247

Sponsor

Recruitment End

12/31/2021

Compensation Provided

No


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