An Observational Study to Register the Incidence of Breast Cancer and Current Clinical Care Patterns in Kenya
Breast Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Breast Neoplasms
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
This observational study, conducted by the Kenya Society for Hematology and Oncology, will develop a Breast Cancer and Care Registry (BRECC) for Kenya. Data on demographic, clinical and pathological characteristics, treatment and clinical outcome will be collected from newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Breast cancer patients will be recruited into this registry cohort and followed up for a period of not less than five years.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Female
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Histologically or cytologically confirmed breast cancer

- No previous interventional therapy for breast cancer

- Ability to provide written informed consent as per GCP and local regulations

Exclusion Criteria:

- Participation in other clinical study where the diagnosis and treatment protocol is stated prior to enrolment

- Inability to assess and follow up patient outcomes, for example quality of life due to psychiatric illness or WHO/ECOG performance status IV or worse
Nairobi, Kenya
Status: Recruiting
Start Date
August 2011
Completion Date
October 2018
Hoffmann-La Roche
Hoffmann-La Roche
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