Effect of Advertisements on Treatment Compliance in Women With Breast Cancer
RATIONALE: Measuring how advertising affects treatment compliance in women with breast cancer may help doctors plan the best treatment.
PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying how advertisements affect treatment compliance in women with breast cancer.
Other: counseling intervention
Procedure: psychosocial assessment and care
|Study Design:||Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
|Official Title:||Socio-anthropological Study Evaluating the Impact of Observance or Treatment in Patients With Breast Cancer|
- Treatment compliance [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Factors affecting adherence to the medical plan [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||March 2006|
|Primary Completion Date:||May 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
- Evaluate the consequences of advertisement on treatment compliance in women with breast cancer.
- Determine the factors favoring or not favoring adherence to the medical recommendations.
OUTLINE: Patients and their medical and nonmedical caregivers are interviewed by a sociologist or anthropologist twice over 1 year. The first interview is at the consultation visit and the second interview is at the patient's home. The impact of advertisement on treatment compliance is measured.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 65 patients will be accrued for this study.