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$1.5 million awarded for palliative care research to improve care of seriously ill patients
Date:5/18/2009

hief of the division of geriatric medicine and medical director of the Post Acute Senior Services Service Line at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio, will conduct a randomized pilot study along with his co-investigator, Steven Radwany, M.D., medical director of hospice and palliative care at Summa Health System to determine the feasibility of a fully powered study to test the effectiveness of an in-home interdisciplinary palliative care case management intervention in improving a global measure of quality palliative care for consumers of Ohio's community-based long-term care Medicaid waiver program, PASSPORT.

American Cancer Society Pilot Project Support Grant Recipients

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Edwin B. Fisher, Ph.D., a professor in the department of health behavior and health education in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Fisher's research will describe how different types of support, including nondirective (cooperative) and directive (prescriptive) support may play key roles in quality of life among patients with advanced cancer or who are receiving palliative care. This will also lead to research to develop interventions that will improve quality of life for patients with advanced cancer and to develop guides or other resources that will help their friends, family, and clinical teams to be more effective in providing them social support.

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center - Marianne Matzo, Ph.D., a professor and the Frances E. and A. Earl Ziegler Chair in Palliative Care Nursing at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Nursing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, will focus on developing and pilot testing a coached communication intervention for sexual health promotion in women with recurring ovarian cancer (OVCA). This is a significant research area because it is an important concern of hospice patients which has not be
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Contact: David Sampson
david.sampson@cancer.org
American Cancer Society
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