Family Caregivers of Patients with Lung Cancer is an example of a proposal focused on caregiving. This particular example represents one of three R01s within a program project grant (P01) funded by the NCI which includes the family caregivers across both early and late stage lung cancer patients. The study was funded from 2009-2014 to the City of Hope Medical Center, Betty Ferrell, PI.
Lay Coach-Led Early Palliative Care for Underserved Advanced Cancer Caregivers: The Project ENABLE Cornerstone RCT is an example of a recently-funded R01 application, generously shared by Dr. Dionne-Odom. This study is testing a lay navigator-led, community-based, telehealth early PC intervention for underserved rural and African-American FCGs of newly-diagnosed advanced cancer patients.