A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the impact of an educational DVD on cancer patients considering participation in a phase I clinical trial.

@article{Strevel2006ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the impact of an educational DVD on cancer patients considering participation in a phase I clinical trial.},
  author={Elizabeth L. Strevel and Calvin Newman and Gregory R. Pond and Martha Maclean and Lilian L Siu},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 18_suppl},
  pages={6011}
}
6011 Background: Informed consent for phase I trials is controversial; gaps in patient (pt) knowledge regarding the purpose of these studies are central to this debate. This study assessed the impact of viewing an educational DVD on pt knowledge and satisfaction in cancer pts newly referred to a phase I trials clinic. METHODS Prior to physician (MD) appointment, 49 pts were randomly assigned to view either an educational DVD (n = 22) which provided information about phase I trials, or a… CONTINUE READING

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