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Lay Health Worker Engage, Educate, and Encourage Patients to Share
The purpose of the LEAPS program is to understand how a trained lay health worker who engages with newly diagnosed patients after a diagnosis of an advanced stage of cancer can help to engage patients in advance care planning, improve patient satisfaction with their decision-making, activation, quality of life, and healthcare resource utilization.
Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.
Collaborator: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
- Behavioral: Lay Health Worker Intervention
- Other: Usual Care
1. Newly diagnosed patients with a cancer diagnosis.
2. Patients with any relapse or progressive disease (any cancer diagnosis) as identified
by imaging or biopsy and confirmed by physician.
3. The patients must be 18 years or older.
4. Patients must have the capacity to verbally consent.
Inability to consent to the study due to lack of capacity as documented by the referring
Patients without a newly diagnosed malignancy or patients without relapse of disease.
Ages Eligible for Study
18 Years - N/A
Genders Eligible for Study