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Effect of Computer-Based Support on Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions

Purpose of Project

To develop and test an Internet-based system to help men with newly diagnosed, localized prostate cancer cope with their illness and make informed treatment decisions.

Project Duration: July 1998 to December 2001

Participating Personnel

Principal Investigators(s): David Gustafson, Ph.D.
Project Director: Eric Boberg
Contact Person: Catherine Neal

Funding Source(s)

American Cancer Society

Expected Outcomes

  • Men will make more informed treatment decisions
  • Men will improve their quality of life
  • Men will be more satisfied with their treatment decisions