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  • A Phase 2 Trial of the DIScussion of COst (DISCO) App as an Intervention to Improve Financial Outcomes in Hematologic Cancer Patients

    Cancer Categories
    • Hematologic (Blood Cancers)
    Karmanos Trial ID
    • 2019-131
    NCT ID
    • NCT04282343
    Age Group
    • Adult
    • Local
    PhaseClick for Clinical Trial Phase DefinitionPhase Not Applicable
    Trials without phases (for example, studies of devices or behavioral interventions)
    • NA
    Principal Investigator
    • Hamel, Lauren


    To conduct a Phase 2 clinical trial to assess the effectiveness of the DISCO App on prompting patient-oncologist treatment cost discussions during patient-physician interactions (as observed in video recordings), patient outcomes related to financial toxicity immediately after the patient-oncologist interaction, and at a 3-month follow up.
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