DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL TECHNOLOGY-BASED SOLUTIONS THAT WILL ASSIST CLINICIANS IN ACCOMPLISHING KEY FUNCTIONS OF PATIENT-CENTERED COMMUNICATION IN CANCER CARE.
Department of Health and Human Services
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AbstractIn 2010, 207,090 new cases of breast cancer and 81,450 new cases of gynecologic cancer will be diagnosed in the United States. From diagnosis onward, communication is essential to high-quality health care. Specifically, research has linked patient-centeredcommunication to higher overall rates of satisfaction and a better quality of life. Thus, improving effective communication could improve the lives of cancer patients. To this end, this project expands the work completed in Phase I through the following aims:
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