Accession Number : ADA334104

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

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 15 Aug 96-14 Aug 97

Corporate Author : KENTUCKY UNIV LEXINGTON

Personal Author(s) : Andrykowski, Michael A.

PDF Url : ADA334104

Report Date : SEP 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 65

Abstract : This report summarizes activities during the third year of a four year predoctoral research training program in biopsychosocial aspects of breast cancer. Three research trainees were supported during the third year of the training program. One of these trainees was supported during the second year of the training program while the remaining two were new appointees. Research training was provided by a multidisciplinary faculty of six. A monthly meeting of program trainees and faculty was held o facilitate oversight of trainee research activities and discussion of breast cancer related research. Trainees participated in a variety of group and individual research rojects related to breast cancer under the supervision of program faculty. Trainees articipated 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. Research activities conducted during the third year of the training program centered around the UK Multidisciplinary Breast Care enter. Research activities supported during the first three years of the training rogram have resulted in a total of 9 manuscripts published or in press with an additional 11 manuscripts currently in various stages of the peer review process.

Descriptors :   *TRAINING, *BREAST CANCER, DATA BASES, DETECTION, TRAINEES, KENTUCKY, MEDICAL RESEARCH, MAMMARY GLANDS.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE