This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions genital neoplasms, female, gynecologic cancers, breast cancer
Treatment navigator support
Sponsor Stanford University
Start date January 2010
End date September 2011
Trial size 35 participants
Trial identifier NCT01032447, GYN0001, SU-10262009-4240


Pilot study for assessing the effectiveness of a Navigator program to aid in clinical trial participation amongst the Chinese demographic

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model case-only
Time perspective prospective

Primary Outcomes

feasibility of the program
time frame: one year

Eligibility Criteria

Female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: 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: 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.

Additional Information

Official title Overcoming Obstacles to Clinical Trials Enrollment Through a Navigator Program
Principal investigator Nelson N Teng
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in June 2011.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Stanford University.