Accession Number : ADA300117

Title :   Predoctoral Research Training Program in Biopsychosocial Aspects of Breast Cancer.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 15 Aug 94-14 Aug 95,

Corporate Author : KENTUCKY UNIV RESEARCH FOUNDATION LEXINGTON

Personal Author(s) : Andrykowski, Michael

PDF Url : ADA300117

Report Date : 15 AUG 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This report summarizes activities and accomplishments during the first year of a four year predoctoral research training program in biopsychosocial aspects of breast cancer. Two predoctoral trainees were appointed during the initial year of the training program. Research training was provided by a multidisciplinary faculty of six. A monthly meeting of program trainees and faculty was established to facilitate oversight of trainee research activities and discussion of breast-cancer related research. Trainees participated in a variety of group and individual research projects related to breast cancer under the supervision of program faculty. Trainees participated in all phases of the research enterprise including protocol development, obtaining approval for use of human subjects, data collection, data preparation, entry, and analysis, and manuscript preparation. While all research activities during the initial year of the training program involved patients seen at a Multidisciplinary Breast Care Center, efforts are ongoing to expand research opportunities to include projects involving women undergoing autologous bone marrow transplant for breast cancer as well as healthy women receiving counseling for breast cancer risk.

Descriptors :   *TRAINING, *MEDICAL SERVICES, *CANCER, *MAMMARY GLANDS, *INTERNAL MEDICINE, RISK, DATA MANAGEMENT, PREPARATION, INSTRUCTORS, TRAINEES, MEDICAL RESEARCH, WOMEN, TRANSPLANTATION, BONE MARROW, SUPERVISION.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE