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RATIONALE: Gathering information about patients with solid tumors who have implantable venous access devices may help doctors learn more about patient satisfaction.
PURPOSE: This phase I trial is studying satisfaction with placement of implantable venous access devices in patients with solid tumors.
- To determine patient satisfaction with subcutaneous venous-access device placement in oncology patients.
OUTLINE: Patients complete a computer-based survey while in the treatment area of the Vanderbilt Oncology Clinic. Basic demographic information and basic information regarding the placement of the device and complications are collected from the patient's medical record.
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific
computer-assisted intervention, medical chart review, questionnaire administration, survey administration
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center - Cool Springs
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:38-0400
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