Randomized Trial Standard of Care Vascular Access Strategies for (Neo)Adjuvant Trastuzumab-based Breast Cancer Treatment.

Official Title

A Pragmatic Randomized Trial Standard of Care Vascular Access Strategies for (Neo)Adjuvant Trastuzumab-based Breast Cancer Treatment OTT 15-06 A Study From the REthinking Clinical Trials Program (REaCT-vascular Access Trastuzumab Study).

Summary:

In the REaCT-Vascular Access Trastuzumab study (REaCT-VA), the investigator will use a novel method to allow comparisons of established standard of care vascular access strategies using the "integrated consent model" as part of a pragmatic clinical trial. The investigator wishes to address a non-pharmacologic issue regarding standard of care vascular access devices. Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC lines) versus subcutaneously implanted devices (PORTs).

Trial Description

Primary Outcome:

  • Accrual rates
  • Patient compliance
Secondary Outcome:
  • Physician engagement
  • Rates of events

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