FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING PRE-TRANSPLANT PALLIATIVE CARE SUPPORT FOR PATIENTS UNDERGOING HEMATOPOIETIC CELL TRANSPLANTATION FOR HEMATOLOGICAL MALIGNANCIES
I. Pilot a palliative care intervention that begins prior to transplantation and continues
through the acute peritransplant period.
II. Determine the proportion of patients who enroll and the level of comfort / distress of
hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) patients who meet with the palliative care team.
III. Pilot data collection mechanisms and cost retrieval in preparation for a randomized
Patients undergo palliative care consultation before transplantation and at least once
monthly while they remain at the transplant center.
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Study participation rates defined as the proportion of patients who consent to enroll
Will mainly be descriptive.
Up to 5 months
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