Navigation Links
Study finds vaccine extends recurrent GBM survival rates by 2 to 3 times
Date:6/3/2011

ollment (J NCCN, 2007). During development of an intervention to improve pt preparation for consideration of clinical trials, we conducted a survey to identify pt characteristics associated with knowledge and attitudinal barriers (NIH R01 CA127655). Methods: Eligible pts were adults with a cancer diagnosis scheduled for their first medical oncologist visit. Informed consent was obtained to participate in a survey before the initial consultation. The survey included demographic information and an assessment of potential clinical trials barriers. Items included 19 correct-incorrect knowledge questions and 29 attitudinal barriers that were assessed on a 5-point Likert scale (1=strongly disagree, 5=strongly agree; 4-5 scored as "positive"). Cronbach's alphas and factor analysis were used to develop four attitudinal barriers subscales: fears and emotions, knowledge and finances, logistics, and mistrust of the medical system. Multiple linear regression analysis examined the relationship of demographics with barriers. Results: 156 pts enrolled: 40% female, 23% African American (AA), 42% college educated, mean age 58.7 years. Non-AA pts answered more knowledge questions correctly (mean 11.5 vs. 9.1, p=0.002) as did college educated pts (mean 13 vs. 9.5, p<0.001). Race was not associated with attitudinal barriers in the multivariable analysis. College education was associated with fewer attitudinal barriers (fears and emotions, p=0.092; knowledge and finances, p=0.005; logistics, p<0.001; mistrust of the medical system, p=0.049). Females scored higher on the fears and emotions subscale (p=0.015). Most commonly cited attitudinal barriers were fear of side effects on a clinical trial (54% of pts), not knowing where to find a clinical trial (40%) and unwillingness to travel extra distance for a clinical trial (39%). Conclusions: Lower educational level and female gender, but not race, are independently associated with barriers to clinical trials, suggesting a tailored approach
'/>"/>
Contact: Alicia Reale
alicia.reale@uhhospitals.org
216-533-0685
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Related medicine news :

1. BUSM study finds older men more likely to lose the ability to orgasm due to gabapentin
2. Obesity Greater Risk for Fatty Liver Than Alcohol, Study Finds
3. Safer sex: Study examines sexual communication in transgender community
4. High-Risk Surgeries Getting Safer: Study
5. Study: Children of divorce lag behind peers in math and social skills
6. New grant to study how pediatric brain tumor, ependymoma, develops
7. USC study locates the source of key brain function
8. Penn study identifies genes that may help predict response to BRAF inhibitors for advanced melanoma
9. Children With ADHD More Prone to Substance Abuse: Study
10. Study finds fire stations contaminated with MRSA
11. New study looks at disconnect between medical and lay expertise
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 The federal court overseeing thousands ... District Court, Southern District of West Virginia has upheld a ... proceeding’s first bellwether trial. In an Order dated January 21st, ... after finding that C.R. Bard had not proven a miscarriage ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 20 years, Dr. David Cruz of Cruz Chiropractic Care ... about every type of injury that can result from car accidents ... years, the team at Doctors on Liens has been ... With the combined breadth of experience between the two, ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Weddingshe.com has added many trendy Champagne wedding dresses ... in the past three years. Today, the business announces a ... to the sales manager of the company, this is on ... This point can be reflected on the discounted wedding dresses ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... component of overall health care gains momentum worldwide, Rev. ... York-based HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN), will be the ... advance spiritual care in Israel’s public health system. , The ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 State Forestry ... data management system with support from GEOSYSTEMS, a dedicated ... new solution will leverage Hexagon Geospatial’s ERDAS APOLLO ... data as well as point clouds and documents. This ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:Weddingshe Announces A Special Offer On Its Popular Glamorous Wedding Dresses 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 3Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 2Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 3
... that women who drink insufficient milk during pregnancy probably to ... inhibit// their babies’ growth in the womb. ,The ... Association Journal. 300 women took part in the study. All ... babies of mothers who drank at least a cup of ...
... According to the researchers, a vaginal gel, which is said ... against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS// expected to hit ... gels are being tested in a number of clinical trials ... years, the Associated Press reported. ,According to foodconsumer.org, ...
... Delhi :The National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) is due ... across the country mainly in the central and northern ... testing centers, the number of centers will total 1150. ... combating HIV/AIDS, according to results from the annual sentinel ...
... A survey sponsored by the Society for Women's Health Research ... suffer from dry eye.// This symptom occurs more in women ... imbalances in menopause. ,Some of the changes ... eyes, blurred vision and sensitivity to light. The survey quizzed ...
... disease experts and the American Civil Liberties Union are ... Control and Prevention and customs agents to detain travelers ... The MoU, which is reportedly available with Reuters, also ... data to CDC. ,Health and ...
... study and report on the subject of using condoms top ... official said that the Vatican will soon publish a report ... is better to refrain from sex which is one the ... was previously the Archbishop of Milan, acknowledged the use of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Limiting milk can hamper Babies’ Growt 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... Jan. 22, 2015 Increasing sophistication among enterprise buyers ... localization purchasing in 2015, says Moravia CMO, ... recent study by market research firm Common Sense Advisory, ... for their translation and localization needs. "From a language ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015 Research and Markets ... addition of the "Microbiology Testing/Clinical Microbiology Market ... Global Forecast to 2019" report to their ... wide array of techniques for the detection of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced ... Enabling Pharmaceutical Manufacturing,s Future. The ... , Highlight the ongoing focus PDA has on ... solutions by filling known gaps in current manufacturing science as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Moravia Sees Single-Sourcing as Key Localization Trend in 2015 2Global Microbiology Testing/Clinical Microbiology (Instrument, Analyzer, Incubator, Kit, Microscope, Molecular Diagnostics) Market - Forecast to 2019 2Global Microbiology Testing/Clinical Microbiology (Instrument, Analyzer, Incubator, Kit, Microscope, Molecular Diagnostics) Market - Forecast to 2019 3PDA Launches Manufacturing Science Program(SM) 2PDA Launches Manufacturing Science Program(SM) 3
... , , CHARLESTON, S.C., ... "SEBIO 2009", will be held at the Charleston Place Hotel ... 2009. Dr. Cheryl Liljestrand, Dr. Harry Guttman, and Dr. ... SEBIO 2009 promises to bring innovative life science companies, ...
... , NEW ... new market research report is available in its ... Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 , ... Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 , Summary ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 2Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 3Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 4Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 5Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 6Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 7Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 8Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 9Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 10Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 11Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 12Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 13Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 14Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 15Reportlinker Adds Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 16
CDIs Abdominal Binders are designed with a non-pitching, body contouring, non-rolling elastic band that provides both support and compression. Available in 9, 12 and 15 widths with waist ranges from ...
Ideal for abdominal and flank procedures....
For traditional abdominoplasty, Lipectomy of abdomen...
Fully adjustable dual side panels...
Medicine Products: