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

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

Summary

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

Conditions

Metastatic Cancer

Intervention

Weekly 45 minute Sessions

Location

Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center
New York
New York
United States
10021

Status

Recruiting

Source

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Results (where available)

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