Summary

Eligibility
for females ages 18 years and up (full criteria)
Location
at UCLA
Dates
study started
estimated completion

Description

Summary

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.

Details

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.

Keywords

Breast Cancer Breast Neoplasms Chinese cancer survivors Quality of Life Social Support Social support intervention

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to females ages 18 years and up

  • 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

You CAN'T join if...

  • unable to read or speak Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese)
  • breast cancer diagnosis of stage IV
  • live outside of the LA area

Location

  • Herald Cancer Association accepting new patients
    Los Angeles California 91776 United States

Details

Status
accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of Houston
ID
NCT02946697
Study Type
Interventional
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