Developing and evaluating an eHealth application to develop palliative care capacity in people with advanced cancer and their family caregivers

15 May 2023 → 14 February 2024
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Palliative care and end-of-life care
    • Family care
    • Public health services not elsewhere classified
    • Clinical trials
informal caregivers psycho-social support health care research eHealth Health services Quality-of-life supportive care family carers Palliative care self-management advanced cancer Comparative effectiveness research
Project description

The aim of this project is to develop and evaluate a self-managed web program (iFOCUS) aimed at psychosocial and educational support for people with advanced cancer and their family caregivers. The program is tested on a small scale for acceptability and usability, after which the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness compared to standard care are evaluated in an international randomized controlled trial.