This poster by Ms. Zadeh and colleagues was one of two tied for the Best Program award, presented by the APOS Scientific Program Committee at the Annual Meeting. The two award-winning posters were:
Helping Providers to Help Adolescents and Young Adults be Involved in End-of-life Care: The Conversation No One Wants to Have.
Sima Zadeh,1 Lori Wiener,1 and Maryland Pao2
Psychosocial Distress Screening in a Community Cancer Center: A Descriptive Study of Distress Over the Course of Treatment.
Christine DeVore,3,4 Jana Bolduan Lomax,3 Mark Aoyagi,4 Marybeth Lehto4
1National Cancer Institute; 2National Institute of Mental Health; 3Exempla Health System; 4University of Denver.
Enabling adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients to become involved in advance care planning can help parents and health-care agents make informed decisions, alleviate distress, and possibly improve the patients’ quality of life, according to researchers at the National Cancer Institute’s...