University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Projects

Ongoing Studies

  • Dignity Therapy: a randomized, multi-site trial comparing Chaplain-led versus Nurse-led dignity therapy for patients with advanced cancer
  • Tele-Palliative Care for Thoracic Oncology: a randomized, multi-site trial comparing usual palliative care versus tele-palliative care for patients with lung cancer.
  • Group Visits: a feasibility study of comprehensive palliative and psycho oncology group visits.
  • Ketamine for Treatment Resistant Depression: a trial of sublingual ketamine at home for patients with advanced cancer and depression.