Improving the Care and Outcomes of Women Undergoing Breast Surgery


Number of Enrolled Cancer Patients/Survivors: 3,083 (overall response rate: 71%) in Florida, New York, California, and Illinois
Years of Diagnoses of Enrolled Cancer Patients/Survivors: April-Oct., 2003
Approximate Years of Follow-up: 5 years from incident breast cancer surgery
Cancer Sites Represented: Breast
Biological Specimens Collected: None
Treatment Outcome Measures: Physician/Medical Record Reported
  • Acute Medical Event
  • Death
  • Symptom Assessment
  • Quality of Life
  • Cancer Recurrence
  • Other: Lymphedema, treatment costs
Co-morbidities at Study Entry: Any
Lifestyle Factors: Body Mass Index
Treatment Data: Surgery
Hormonal Therapy
Treatment Data Assessed By: Administrative Claims Data
Patient Reported Questionnaire
Is the study open to collaboration? Yes

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