Investigation of Metastatic Breast Tumor Heterogeneity and Progression Using Dual Optical/SPECT Imaging
Annual rept. 1 May 2005-30 Apr 2006
TEXAS UNIV AT DALLAS SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER
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This clinical nurse research award builds directly on the principal investigators extensive clinical background in womens health and primary care by facilitating her transition from geriatric research to breast cancer research. The overall purpose of this award is to provide training for the development of a career in breast cancer research. The proposed training plan will lead to advanced skills in research design, data management and analysis and in working with interdisciplinary research teams to improve outcomes of care of patients with breast cancer. The purpose of the research is to 1 describe NCF in women undergoing chemotherapy and in those undergoing surgically-induced menopause 2 identify changes in NCF over time 3 describe nature, severity, onset, duration, persistence of changes 4 identify relationship between NCF and chemotherapy, menopause, symptom distress and functional status.
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