Using National University Cancer Institute of Singapore (NCIS) Registry to Measure Time Trends in Quality of Care for Breast Cancer Patients in a National Cancer Centre
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01866631
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2013 by National University Hospital, Singapore. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The investigators hypothesise that the research data will enable them to elucidate local clinical practices with regard to breast cancer care and enable them to extrpolate the data to improved local clinical care for their patients through self-regulation and audit.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
21 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
To retropsectively review the NCIS registry of females diagnosed with breast cancer in years 2002 to 2008 with regards to clinical quality indicators as published by the European Sociaty of Breast Cancer Oncologists (Eur J Can 2010; 46:2344-2356). We will extract data from a pre-existing breast cancer registry which belongs to NCIS, looking at data which includes the following:(1) Completeness of clinical and imaging diagnostic work-up(2) Completeness of prognostic and predictive characterization(3) Multidisciplinary discussion(4) Appropriate surgical approach(5) Appropriate post-operative radiation(6) Avoidance of over-treatment(7) Appropraiet hormonal therapy(8) Appropriate chemotherapy and other medical therapy(9) Staging, counselling, follow-up and rehabilitative procedures