Breast Cancer Clinical Trial
Ethnic Differences in the Impact of Breast Cancer on Employment Status, Financial Situation, and Quality of Life
The purpose of this study is to learn more about how being treated for breast cancer affects patients' employment, financial situation, and quality of life on a short-term basis and on a long term basis. Most studies of employment after breast cancer have focused on Caucasian women.This study will evaluate the impact of breast cancer on the lives of women from different ethnic groups.
Breast cancer survivors
Pathologic diagnosis of stage I-III breast cancer
Paid employment (full time or part time) at time of consent or in the three months prior to diagnosis
Age 18 to 64 years (inclusive)
The ability to give informed consent in Chinese (Mandarin), English, Korean, or Spanish.at MSK, New York Presbyterian Queens and Queens Medical Associates At NYC Health & Hospitals/ Lincoln Medical Center, patients must be able to give consent in English or Spanish.
At the time of enrollment, participants must still be undergoing chemotherapy, undergoing radiation therapy, or planning surgery unless surgery is to be the only treatment modality. Those for whom treatment consists of surgery alone may have had their operation no more than 2 months prior to study enrollment. Participants need not have undergone surgical reconstruction prior to enrollment if the plan is to delay this procedure until after primary treatment is completed.
Paid employment (full time or part time) at the time of consent
Age 18 to 64 years (inclusive) and within an age range that is 5 years above or below that of the nominating or matched survivor
The ability to give informed consent in the same language as the nominating survivor
Membership in the same ethnic group as the nominating survivor
Not treated for cancer in the past year (other than non-melanoma skin cancer)
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There are 10 Locations for this study
Basking Ridge New Jersey, , United States
Middletown New Jersey, 07748, United States
Bronx New York, 10451, United States
Brooklyn New York, 11206, United States
Commack New York, 11725, United States
Fresh Meadows New York, 11366, United States
Harrison New York, 10604, United States
New York New York, 10035, United States
New York New York, 10065, United States
New York New York, , United States
Queens New York, 11355, United States
Uniondale New York, 11553, United States
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