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$1.8 million awarded for palliative care research to improve care of seriously ill patients
Date:6/2/2010

develop an understanding of the role and impact of family conference on end-of-life care decision making and ultimately to develop interventions that optimize family-centered communication during family conferences in the pediatric intensive care unit.

  • University of Vermont College of Medicine - Renee Stapleton, M.D., M.Sc., an assistant professor of medicine in the division of pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Vermont, will study along with her co-investigators Drs. J. Randall Curtis and Dee Ford, an innovative "informed assent" approach toward in-hospital CPR (informing patients that their underlying chronic illness renders outcomes after CPR so poor that CPR is not performed while allowing them to actively disagree) in chronically ill patients with reduced life expectancy.

    American Cancer Society Pilot Project Support Grant Recipients

    • Oregon Health and Science University Lissi Hansen, Ph.D., R.N., an associate professor at Oregon Health & Science University, will conduct a prospective, longitudinal study to describe pain and other symptoms, symptom management strategies, and quality of life from the perspective of both patients with intermediate-advanced or terminal hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and family members as patients near the end of life.

    • Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center- Thomas J. Smith, M.D. F.A.C.P., the Massey Endowed Professor of Palliative Care Research and an esteemed professor of medicine in the division of hematology/oncology and palliative care at the Virginia Commonwealth University - Massey Cancer Center in Richmond. Dr. Smith and team will test if ABH gel, commonly used in hospice patients but for which there is little clinical trial evidence, is absorbed through the skin in sufficient levels to allow symptom relief.

    • Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC - Maureen E. Lyon, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., a licensed clinical psycholo
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    Contact: Catherine Maroney-Galin
    catherine.maroney@mssm.edu
    212-241-5388
    American Cancer Society
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