Studying Types of Therapy for Coping With Fear of Recurrence Among Breast Cancer Survivors identifier:
NCT05364450 (

Quality of Life
People with stage 1-3 breast cancer who completed treatment within 5 years of enrollment

Study Contact Information:

Contact: Shelley A. Johns, PsyD; 317-274-9127; [email protected] 
or Kelli Norton, B.S.  317-274-9453  [email protected]

About the Study

Fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) is a common problem for breast cancer survivors. This study will test three types of online, group therapy for breast cancer survivors with FCR:

  1. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  2. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  3. Enhanced Usual Care  

What the Study Involves

There will be three groups in this study. People will be randomly chosen to participate in one of the following types of group therapy:

Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Enhanced Usual Care (EUC)

This study will occur for 6 weeks for people in the ACT or CBT group or 1 session for people in the EUC group.

Study Site and Lead Researcher

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
Contact: Shelley A. Johns, PsyD; 317-274-9127; [email protected]  

This Study is Open To:

People with the following may be eligible:

This Study is Not Open To:

People with the following are not eligible:


FORCE is a national nonprofit organization, established in 1999. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by adult hereditary cancers.