A Web-based communication aid for patients with cancer : The CONNECT Study (pages 1437–1445)
Neal J. Meropol, Brian L. Egleston, Joanne S. Buzaglo, Andrew Balshem, Al B. Benson III, Donald J. Cegala, Roger B. Cohen, Michael Collins, Michael A. Diefenbach, Suzanne M. Miller, Linda Fleisher, Jennifer L. Millard, Eric A. Ross, Kevin A. Schulman, Allison Silver, Elyse Slater, Nicholas Solarino, Daniel P. Sulmasy, Jonathan Trinastic and Kevin P. Weinfurt
Article first published online: 18 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.27874
CONNECT is a computer-based tool to provide communication skills training to cancer patients. In a prospective randomized clinical trial, patients assigned to CONNECT reported improved satisfaction with physician communication and improved decision making when compared to those patients who did not receive online skills training.