Implementing a nurse-enabled, integrated, shared-care model involving specialists and general practitioners in breast cancer post-treatment follow-up: a study protocol for a phase II randomised controlled trial (the EMINENT trial)
Raymond Javan Chan, Jon Emery, Katharine Cuff, Laisa Teleni, Camilla Simonsen, Jane Turner, Monika Janda, Daniel Mckavanagh, Lee Jones, Emma McKinnell, Melissa Gosper, Juanita Ryan, Ria Joseph, Bethany Crowe, Jennifer Harvey, Marissa Ryan, Christine Carrington, Rebecca Nund, Megan Crichton, Steven McPhail
Trials | BMC | Published : 2020
BACKGROUND: Due to advances in early detection and cancer treatment, 5-year relative survival rates for early breast cancer surpass 90% in developed nations. There is increasing focus on promotion of wellness in survivorship and active approaches to reducing morbidity related to treatment; however, current models of follow-up care are heavily reliant on hospital-based specialist-led care. This study aims to test the feasibility of the EMINENT intervention for implementing an integrated, shared-care model involving both cancer centre specialists and community-based general practitioners for early breast cancer post-treatment follow-up. METHODS: We describe a protocol for a phase II, randomise..View full abstract
This study is funded by 2019 Metro South Health Research Support Scheme Project Grant (funded by the Metro South Study, Education and Research Trust Account (SERTA)). The funding body had no role in the design of the study and will not have a role in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data or in writing the manuscript.