Stress, Diurnal Cortisol, and Breast Cancer Survival
The purpose of this study is to learn about the effects of stress on hormones, the relationship between these hormones and cancer progression.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Stress, Diurnal Cortisol, and Breast Cancer Survival|
|Study Start Date:||September 2002|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||November 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
The purpose of this study is to investigate stress and tonic activation of diurnal cortisol in aging metastatic breast cancer patients; feedback inhibition & activation of cortisol; and stress-induced phasic activation of cortisol.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00226967
|United States, California|
|Stanford University School of Medicine|
|Stanford, California, United States, 94305|
|Principal Investigator:||David Spiegel||Stanford University|