[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1022582]
Prof Phyllis Butow
Brief description This Fellowship will focus on psychosocial issues in cancer, empowering patients to participate in their care, and improving communication between patients and health professionals. Research aims to reduce distress in immigrant, rural, advanced and young cancer patients and reduce fear of cancer recurrence in survivors; better understand the role of stress, coping and social support in the development of breast cancer; and improve communication about prognosis and end of life issues.
Funding Amount $AUD 836,818.30
Funding Scheme Research Fellowships