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The investigator will examine whether delivering the SST intervention will be both feasible and acceptable to study participants. The investigator will also examine whether participation in SST can help alleviate symptoms of depression and distress while helping improve overall functioning in older adults with advanced lung cancer.
Lung Cancer Stage III
Self-System Therapy for Older Adults with Advanced Lung Cancer (SST-LC)
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-08-20T20:17:15-0400
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