Overcoming Obstacles to Clinical Trials Enrollment Through a Navigator Program

Trial ID or NCT#

NCT01032447

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

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

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. 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:
  1. 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.

Investigator(s)

Nelson Teng

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Contact

Mei-Chin Kuo
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