Recruiting • Phase NA • Stage 0, I, II, III • Surgical • Post-Menopausal • Brain Metastases absent • Interventional
The following is imported from ClinicalTrials.gov:
A Culturally Sensitive Social Support Intervention
This study is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) to assess the impact of a culturally based social support program (i.e. Joy Luck Academy, JLA) among Chinese American breast cancer survivors.
This study is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) to test the health benefits of an education and peer mentor support intervention. Chinese American breast cancer survivors who have completed primary treatment will be randomly assigned to either the intervention group or a control group to receive enhanced usual care while waiting for the JLA. Health outcomes are assessed at baseline, immediately post intervention, and 1 and 4 months follow-ups.
Actual study start date:
January 20, 2015
Ages eligible for study:
18 - 999
Sexes eligible for study:
Arms and Intervention
Social support intervention
self-identified to be comfortable speaking Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese)
having a first breast cancer diagnosis of stages 0-III
having completed primary treatment (surgery, chemotherapy, or radiotherapy) within the last 36 months
unable to read or speak Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese)