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Breast Cancer: Predictors of Chemotherapy Side Effects in Older Adults

Research Question:
This study will compare 3 groups of volunteers over the age of 65 years to see how physical function changes over time. The three groups are: people diagnosed with breast cancer who are starting chemotherapy, people diagnosed with breast cancer that are not starting chemotherapy, and healthy (non-Cancer) control subjects.

Basic Study Information

Purpose:
The purpose of this study is to understand how a person’s physical function (ability to complete daily activities at home and in the community) changes over time.

Location: Cancer Center
Study Web URL:  http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01472094?term=Clinical+and+Biological+Predictors+of+Chemotherapy+Toxicity+in+Older+Adults.&rank=1
Study Reference #: UBRS-11085

Lead Researcher (Principal Investigator)

Lead Researcher: Supriya Mohile

Study Contact Information

Study Coordinator: Laura Mitchell
Phone: (585) 275-7763
Email: Laura_Mitchell@URMC.Rochester.edu

Additional Study Details

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