The project utilised the skills and knowledge of the Cancer Information and Support Service (CISS) in developing and running volunteer-based programs to work with cancer patients, and delivering these programs over the telephone. The unique aspect of this study is the use of volunteers to deliver the intervention and removal of the intervention from the patient's treating hospital. The specific aims of the project are:
Data collection for this project is completed and we are currently in the process of analysing results.
Contact: Vicki White at firstname.lastname@example.org
2006 - 2009
Rob Sanson-Fisher (University of Newcastle); Victoria White (CBRC); Catherine D'Este (University of Newcastle); Suzi Grogan (Cancer Information and Support Service); Christopher Doran (National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre); Michelle Macvean (CBRC)
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)