Cancer Patients and COVID-19
Protective Behaviors, Care Experience, and Health Outcomes of Underserved Cancer Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic
LOCATIONS: UH Cleveland Medical Center
Purpose of the Study
The purpose of this study is to understand how cancer patients protect themselves at home against COVID-19, what helps or hinders their prevention efforts, experiences of cancer and health care disruption, socioeconomic unmet needs, and the impact of these factors on their health during the pandemic. This is a 3-wave survey study that will be carried out online bimonthly over 6 months with prospective data collection from three patient groups: African Americans, rural Whites, and nonrural Whites.
Who Can Participate
Participants 18 years and older who received a cancer diagnosis since May 2019 and are not medically diagnosed with dementia or memory problems may be eligible for this study.