What factors affect newly diagnosed myeloma patients' physical health, mental health and quality of life? University of North Carolina researchers are running a study to learn more from both patients and caregivers.
A variety of factors can impact myeloma patients' wellness such as age, race, sex, education, household income, old-age-related conditions, depression, anxiety, or lack of social support. Which are most related to better, healthier and happier patients?
The Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at Chapel Hill, part of the University of North Carolina, would like to invite both newly diagnosed myeloma patients and caregivers to join their study. The study includes:
Patients should be 55 or older and have received a new myeloma diagnosis but are starting on treatment. Caregivers should be over 18 and be caring for a multiple myeloma patient also enrolled in the study. (for detailed inclusion criteria, click here).
If you are a patient at UNC or are near the area and would like to participate, please call or email the contacts below.
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