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This study will test an intervention to improve Latino/a patients' and their caregivers' ability to manage difficult emotions and communicate about the patient's illness. This culturally sensitive intervention has the potential to reduce Latino/a patient and caregiver distress and improve patient and caregiver quality of life, shared understanding of the patient's illness, and patients' and caregivers' ability to discuss, identify, and document patients' treatment preferences. The intervention is designed to minimize burden to patients, caregivers, and healthcare institutions to allow for easy integration into clinical practice.
Weekly 45 minute Sessions
Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-01-11T10:53:11-0500
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