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The Impact of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation on Primary Caregiver Level of Burden and Distress

Cancer Type
Quality of Life
Trial Phase
, Male and Female
Study Type
Supportive care
Protocol IDs
NSH 888 (primary)
Study Sponsor
Northside Hospital, Inc.


The purpose of this study is to examine the impact that serving as a caregiver for a patient undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant has on the caregiver. This will include looking at the caregiver's level of burden, depression, anxiety, somatic symptoms, fatigue and overall distress. It will also look at whether caregiver burden leads to an increase in hospitalization and overall outcome.

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