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Factors Influencing Decision-Making About the Use of Chemoprevention in Women at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer
Trial ID: NCT01399359
RATIONALE: Learning about how patients make decisions about using chemoprevention may help doctors plan treatment in which more patients are willing to choose chemoprevention to reduce their breast cancer risk. PURPOSE: This clinical trial studies factors influencing decision-making about the use of chemoprevention in women at increased risk for breast cancer.
A Study to Evaluate Different Decision-Making Approaches Used by Women Known to be at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer
- The participant must be female.
- The participant must be greater than or equal to 35 years of age.
- The participant must be English-speaking.
- The participant must have been identified as being at increased risk for breast cancer
as determined by the doctor/healthcare professional (HCP) . (Increased risk for breast
cancer does not have to be based on a Gail score.)
- During the participant's counseling session, breast cancer risk and the use of SERMs
for breast cancer risk reduction must have been discussed, as reported by the
doctor/HCP who conducted the session. Note: This criterion does not apply to
participants who are asked before the counseling session to participate in the video
recording component of DMP-1 at the selected NSABP sites.
- Previous invasive breast cancer of any type.
- Previous history of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).
- Previous history of lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) if treated with mastectomy,
radiation therapy, or endocrine therapy.
- Participation in any other cancer prevention study involving pharmacologic
intervention(s) or osteoporosis prevention study involving pharmacologic
- Any history of or current tamoxifen, raloxifene, or other SERM therapy for any reason.
(Participants are eligible if SERM use has been discussed prior to the counseling
session as long as SERMs were never used.)
behavioral: Counseling session
other: Questionnaire 1
other: Questionnaire 2
other: online questionnaire
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