What is the Purpose of this Study?
-Have six, 1 hour video-conference sessions which will be scheduled at your convenience in the comfort of your home
-Complete 4 assessments which include surveys and a video recorded 10-minute conversation between you and your spouse/partner about a cancer-related topic of your choosing
*For most people, it will take 4 to 6 months to complete this study.
Who Can Participate in this Study?
-Adults, 18+ who:
-Are currently married or in a committed intimate relationship living in the same house
-Have a medical diagnosis of any of the following:
---Stage IIIB or IV non-small cell lung cancer
---Extensive stage small cell lung cancer
---Stage IV GU cancer
---Stage IV breast cancer
---GI cancer Stage IV and any unresectable
What is Involved?
We are doing this study to see whether programs are helpful for couples where one partner has cancer.