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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 not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: Lay Health Worker Intervention
  • Other: Usual Care




Inclusion Criteria:

   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.

Exclusion Criteria:

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


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Manali I Patel, MD MPH MS