Randomized controlled trial of patient navigation for newly diagnosed cancer patients: effects on quality of life.

@article{Hendren2012RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized controlled trial of patient navigation for newly diagnosed cancer patients: effects on quality of life.},
  author={Samantha K. Hendren and Jennifer J Griggs and Ronald Epstein and Sharon E Humiston and Pascal Jean-Pierre and Paul J. Winters and Mechelle R. Sanders and Starlene Loader and Kevin Fiscella},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 10},
  pages={1682-90}
}
BACKGROUND Patient navigation is a promising intervention to ameliorate cancer health disparities. This study objective was to measure patient navigation effects on cancer-specific quality of life (QOL) among patients with newly diagnosed cancer. METHODS A randomized controlled trial of patient navigation was conducted in Rochester, NY. Patients with breast cancer and colorectal cancer were randomly assigned to receive a patient navigation intervention or usual care. QOL was measured at… CONTINUE READING
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