Breast Cancer Clinical Trial
Feasibility of an Individualized Goals of Care Discussion Guide for Advanced Breast Cancer
This research study is evaluating whether asking patients to fill out a brief survey about their goals and preferences for care and giving this survey to their clinician before the next visit helps improve communication and decision-making in breast cancer care.
The purpose of this study is to understand patient preferences for communication and decision-making for advanced breast cancer. The investigators want to better understand what topics the participant wants their doctors and nurses to address with the participant in clinic, and the investigators want to evaluate whether asking patients to fill out a brief survey about their goals and preferences for care and giving this survey to their clinician before the next visit is a good idea that helps to improve communication and decision-making in breast cancer care.
Age ≥ 18
Diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer within the past 3 years
Receiving care at the MGH Cancer Center
Verbal and written fluency in English
Within 6 weeks of a new line of breast cancer therapy and/or progression on scans and/or a change in current breast cancer therapy regimen
Unwilling or unable to participate in the study
Is medically or otherwise unable to participate (as determined by a physician or study PI)
Enrolled in hospice
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There is 1 Location for this study
Boston Massachusetts, 02115, United States
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