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Palliative and Oncology Care Intervention: Symptom COACH

2018-12-06 00:13:13 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The investigators propose to conduct the first pilot trial of a collaborative palliative and oncology care intervention for HNC patients receiving CRT to assess the feasibility and acceptability of the intervention. The intervention will incorporate weekly palliative care visits into standard oncology care targeting coping, mood, and symptom management.

Study Design

Conditions

Cancer of Head and Neck

Intervention

Evidenced-based symptom management and coping intervention

Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
19111-2497

Status

Recruiting

Source

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-12-06T00:13:13-0500

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