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  • Computer program helps cancer patients and doctors monitor side effects of treatment
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  • Nurse researchers at Dana-Farber are studying whether computers can help patients physically and emotionally during cancer treatment.

    The computer study, called the electronic self report assessment-cancer project, or ESRA-C, keeps a record of physical symptoms like fatigue and emotional issues like depression. Patients answer questionnaires during the course of their treatment, and this allows doctors to monitor how patients are doing.

Tags: PatientEducation, PatientSafety