Early and Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Patients

Principal investigator(s)
Vesna Bjelic-Radisic
Medical University Graz, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Graz, Austria
, Fatima Cardoso
Portugal
Project coordinator(s)
Mélanie Beauvois
EORTC
Brussels, Belgium

Project summary

The purpose of this study is to identify physical , sexual and emotional needs of breast cancer patients  during follow-up after primary treatment, as well as to describe current follow-up patterns in different countries. Furthermore, the study should be help to identify patients at high-risk emotional or physical problems. The results from this study will help doctors understand this disease better and improve the treatment and support during the follow up for patients in the future.

Achievements

  • Feasibility is done.
  • Translations and CHES set up are ongoing.
  • 13 sites have been activated, 172 patients recruited.

Future plans

End of recruitment expected end 2021

For patients

The purpose of this study is to identify your physical and psychosocial problems during follow-up after primary treatment The results from this study will help doctors understand this disease better and improve the treatment and supports for patients in the future.