An Intervention to Help Patients and Caregivers Manage Stress and Improve Communication Skills When Talking About Cancer

2019-01-11 10:53:11 | BioPortfolio


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.

Study Design


Metastatic Cancer


Weekly 45 minute Sessions


Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center
New York
New York
United States




Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Results (where available)

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