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Education

  •      Development of communication tools and methods to include e-communications and social networking 
  •      Education of patients, health care providers, at-risk populations, and the general population about breast cancer 
  •      Communication to patients regarding therapeutic options 
  •      Educational interventions to promote self-care and symptom management 
  •      Communicating breast cancer risk to underserved populations, at-risk populations, and the general public 
  •      Communication of lifestyle models that reduce breast cancer risk, such as communication of nutritional interventions 
  •      Special approaches and considerations for underserved and at-risk populations 
  •      Education, information, and prevention/screening/assessment systems for the general public, primary care professionals, or policy makers 

 

Screening

  •      Interventions to change attitudes and beliefs that affect behavior related to breast cancer control and breast cancer outcomes 
  •      Influences of attitudes and beliefs on compliance to treatment and prevention protocols 

 

Diagnosis

  •      Interventions to change attitudes and beliefs that affect behavior related to breast cancer control and breast cancer outcomes 
  •      Influences of attitudes and beliefs on compliance to treatment and prevention protocols 
  •      Psychological or educational interventions to promote behaviors that lessen treatment-related morbidity and promote psychological adjustment to the      
  •     diagnosis of breast cancer and to treatment effects 

 

Treatment

  •      Interventions to change attitudes and beliefs that affect behavior related to breast cancer control and breast cancer outcomes 
  •      Influences of attitudes and beliefs on compliance to treatment and prevention protocols 
  •      Psychological or educational interventions to promote behaviors that lessen treatment-related morbidity and promote psychological adjustment to the 
  •       diagnosis of breast cancer and to treatment effects 
  •       Clinical trial groups  

 

Treatment Support

  •      Pain management 
  •      Psychological impacts of breast cancer survivorship 
  •      Rehabilitation 
  •      Reproductive issues 
  •      Symptom management 
  •      End-of-life care issues, including palliative care, psychological interventions with families at end of life, hospice care, and pain management for terminally ill 
  •      patients 
  •      Influences of attitudes and beliefs on compliance to treatment and prevention protocols 

 

Survivorship

  •      Quality of life 
  •      Pain management 
  •      Psychological impacts of breast cancer survivorship 
  •      Rehabilitation 
  •      Reproductive issues 
  •      Long term morbidity 
  •      Clinical trial groups related to breast cancer control, survivorship, and outcomes research 

 

Health Care Delivery/Systems Change

  •      Centers, consortia, and/or networks 
  •      Analysis of health service provision, including the interaction of primary and secondary care 
  •      Impact of organizational, social, and cultural factors on access and quality of care