The objective of the study was to evaluate whether an intervention that teaches patients to manage symptoms at home improves quality of life (QOL), anxiety, and depression for patients with cancer versus (1) usual care at a cancer treatment center or (2) usual care plus additional support.

Project page: Does Helping Patients with Cancer Manage Their Symptoms at Home Improve Their Quality of Life?
Principal Investigator: Susan McMillan, NP, PhD
Organization: University of South Florida
Original project title: Patient Outcomes of a Self-Care Management Approach to Cancer Symptoms: A Clinical Trial
HSRProj ID: 20143099
ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02288169

To cite this document, please use: McMillan SC, Small BJ, Tofthagen C, et al. (2019). Does Helping Patients With Cancer Manage Their Symptoms at Home Improve Their Quality of Life? Washington, DC: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). https://doi.org/10.25302/03.2020.CE.12114025

Tags

What's Happening at PCORI?

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute sends weekly emails about opportunities to apply for funding, newly funded research studies and engagement projects, results of our funded research, webinars, and other new information posted on our site.

Subscribe to PCORI Emails

Image

Hand pointing to email icon