Overcoming Obstacles to Clinical Trials Enrollment Through a Navigator Program

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Trial ID: NCT01032447

Purpose

Pilot study for assessing the effectiveness of a Navigator program to aid in clinical trial participation amongst the Chinese demographic

Official Title

Overcoming Obstacles to Clinical Trials Enrollment Through a Navigator Program

Stanford Investigator(s)

Eligibility

Inclusion Criteria:

Cancer patients for Focus Group must meet the following criterion:

* diagnosis of any gynecologic or breast cancer and be pursuing treatment here at Stanford within the last 2 years
* must read and speak Chinese
* willing and able to participant in group discussions

Cancer patients to receive Navigator Support must meet the following criterion:

* Newly diagnosed with gynecologic or breast cancer -pursuing treatment at Stanford Cancer Center
* must read and speak Chinese
* willing and able to have an individual relationship with a Navigator

Health Professional must meet the following criterion:

-must currently work in the Stanford gynecologic Oncology Clinic

Navigators must meet the following criterion:

* Chinese and English speaking
* willing and able to participate in training and to serve as a Navigator
* preferably a Cancer survivor

Exclusion Criteria:

Cancer patients must have a GOG performance status of 0-2 (see attached document for further details). Focus Group participate MAY be able to be participating in another study but patients who are already participating in a clinical trial will not be assigned a Navigator.

No Exclusionary criterion for Health Professionals or Navigators.

Intervention(s):

behavioral: Navigator Support

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Mei-Chin Kuo
6507361977

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