Feasibility of an Early Palliative Care Intervention for Metastatic Cancer Patients. A Phase 2 Study.

2014-08-27 04:00:50 | BioPortfolio


The objective of this phase 2 study is to evaluate the feasibility of an early palliative care intervention for metastatic cancer patients. Feasibility will be assessed in terms of percentage of patients that accept the proposal of the early palliative care intervention and that effectively start to be followed in the palliative care out-patient clinic. The study will be performed in a consecutive series of newly diagnosed patients affected by lung cancer (NSCLC or SCLC, stage IIIb, IV), mesothelioma (stage II, IV), pancreas (stage IV), stomach (stage IIIb-IV).

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care


Lung Cancer


The early palliative care programme


IRCCS Arcispedale S.Maria Nuova
Reggio Emilia




Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova-IRCCS

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T04:00:50-0400

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