Coping Together-2 (Cancer Support)

What is the Purpose of this Study?

If you choose to join this study, you and your spouse/partner will:
-Have six, 1 hour video-conference sessions which will be scheduled at your convenience in the comfort of your home
-Complete 4 assessments which include surveys and a video recorded 10-minute conversation between you and your spouse/partner about a cancer-related topic of your choosing

*For most people, it will take 4 to 6 months to complete this study.
What is the Condition Being Studied?
Breast, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary or Lung cancer.

Who Can Participate in this Study?

-Adults, 18+ who:

-Are currently married or in a committed intimate relationship living in the same house

-Have a medical diagnosis of any of the following:

---Stage IIIB or IV non-small cell lung cancer

---Extensive stage small cell lung cancer

---Stage IV GU cancer

---Stage IV breast cancer

---GI cancer Stage IV and any unresectable

Age Group
Participating Institutions

What is Involved?

We are doing this study to see whether programs are helpful for couples where one partner has cancer.

Study Details

Full Title
Couple-based interventions for cancer
Principal Investigator
Laura Porter
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Protocol Number

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