Patients with early stage breast cancer, whose tumour has been sent off for either an Oncotype DX or a Prosigna gene expression profiling test are eligible to take part in IMPARTER 4.
Those who consent will complete 3 online questionnaires measuring anxiety/intolerance of uncertainty, and then are allocated to one of two groups.
Group A: standard GEP information (usual practice/leaflet)
Group B: standard GEP information + link to the relevant film oncotype DX® or prosigna®)
Before the GEP results consultation, participants are interviewed about their understanding of the GEP test and asked for comments on any other information they may have received.
Finally all participants complete 2 further online questionnaires, measuring anxiety and satisfaction.
Participating clinicians also complete 2 questionnaires, satisfaction with the consultation and intolerance of uncertainty.
Number of patients recruited: 251
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