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Identifying Barriers to Telehealth Home-Based Palliative Care for Patients with Serious Illness -- The HomePal Study

Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, a Division of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
| California
Huong Q. Nguyen, PhD, RN
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®
Has Results
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Two Approaches to Help Patients Manage Symptoms at Home after Cancer Surgery -- The ACCESS Study

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
| New York
Brett Simon, MD, PhD, and Andrea Pusic, MD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Identifying Challenges to Using Home-Based Palliative Care for Patients with Serious Illness

University of Southern California
| California
Susan Enguidanos, PhD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research

Engaging Patients and Providers in Collaborative Communication on HPV Vaccination (EPPIC-HPV)

University of New Mexico Main Campus
| New Mexico
Gill Woodall, PhD
Project Status:
Terminated
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Helping Women with Breast Cancer Choose between Surgical Treatment Options

Dartmouth College
| New Hampshire
Glyn Elwyn, MD, PhD, MSc^
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Three Ways to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening

Indiana University
| Indiana
Susan Rawl, PhD, MS, BSN
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Evaluating a Telehealth Program for Ostomy Self-Care among Cancer Survivors

The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania^
| Pennsylvania
Robert S. Krouse, MD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Three Ways to Help Cancer Survivors Plan for Follow-Up Care

Johns Hopkins University
| Maryland
Katherine Clegg Smith, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Research
Has Results
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Communication Training Programs for Cancer Doctors

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
| Massachusetts
James Tulsky, MD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Training Doctors to Discuss Goals of Care with Patients Who Have Advanced Cancer

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
| New York
Nina Bickell, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Testing Tablet-Based Software to Help Reduce Hospice Patients' Pain

University of Illinois at Chicago
| Illinois
Robert E. Molokie, MD^
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Ways to Increase Hepatitis B and C Screening among Asian Americans

University of California, San Francisco
| California
Tung Nguyen, MD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

A Patient Decision Aid to Help Heavy Smokers Make Decisions about Lung Cancer Screening

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
| Texas
Robert J. Volk, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Evaluating a New Patient-Centered Approach for Cancer Care in Oncology Offices

National Committee for Quality Assurance
| District of Columbia
Sarah Scholle, DrPH, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Improving Informed Consent for Palliative Chemotherapy

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
| Massachusetts
Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Does a Smartphone App Help Patients with Cancer Take Oral Chemotherapy as Planned?

Massachusetts General Hospital
| Massachusetts
Joseph A. Greer, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Treatment Decision Support for Men with Prostate Cancer and Their Caregivers

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
| Florida
Lee Green, PhD^
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Two Programs to Increase Cancer Screening for Women with Depression

Clinical Directors Network, Inc.
| New York
Jonathan Tobin, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research

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