Antidepressants and Breast Cancer Pharmacoepidemiology (ABC)

Contact: Reina Haque, Ph.D.

Number of Enrolled Cancer Patients/Survivors: 28,000 breast cancer survivors (all stages) who are members of a health plan
Years of Diagnoses of Enrolled Cancer Patients/Survivors: 1996-2007
Approximate Years of Follow-up: Through 2009, additional years of follow-up data are possible via electronic clinical records.
Cancer Sites Represented: Breast
Biological Specimens Collected: None
Treatment Outcome Measures: Physician/Medical Record Reported
  • Acute Medical Event
  • Late Medical Event
  • Cancer Recurrence
  • Death
  • Other
Co-morbidities at Study Entry: Diabetes
Heart Disease
Pulmonary Disease
Lifestyle Factors: Smoking
Treatment Data: Surgery
Chemotherapy (some)
Hormonal Therapy
Treatment Data Assessed By: Electronic Record
Chart abstraction
Other (Electronic clinical records)
Is the study open to collaboration? Yes
(Collaborative projects will require data use agreements between the collaborating institutes and approval by the Steering Committee members. Funding support may also be needed. Formalin-fixed tumor tissue are available from the network of hospitals but were not specifically collected in the study.)

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