“Collaborative Care Intervention for Cancer Caregivers”
The proposed randomized controlled trial will test the efficacy of a stepped collaborative care intervention, versus enhanced usual care arm, to reduce depression of cancer caregivers. Biobehavioral factors will include assessment of changes in health behaviors and biomarkers of inflammation. The investigators will also include measures metabolic abnormalities and clinical markers of CVD. The investigators expect few cardiac events during the study period. The investigators will also measure other health outcomes but CVD risk factors will be the focus of the study.
Behavioral - enhanced usual care
usual care from health providers
Behavioral - stepped collaborative care
Using website that was specifically designed for advanced cancer patient, collaborative with treatment from health professional
Collaborative Care Intervention for Cancer Caregivers