Lay Health Worker Led Symptom Assessment Intervention

Trial ID or NCT#



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Rising costs and poor patient experiences from under-treated symptoms have led to the demand for approaches that improve patients' experiences and lower expenditures. This observational project assigned a lay health worker to concuct proactive symptom assessments intended to achieve these goals among patients with advanced cancer.

Official Title

Joint Oncology Collaboration for Proactive Symptom Assessments by a Lay Health Worker

Eligibility Criteria

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. 1. Clinical diagnosis of stage 3 and 4 cancer 2. Clinical diagnosis of hematologic malignancy 3. Must receive care at the Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation 4. Must be an enrollee of CareMore Medicare Advantage
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. None


Manali Patel
Manali Patel
Medical oncologist
Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology)