A Study to Evaluate Cancer Distress, Psychological Trauma, and Resiliency in Hospitalized Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients


About this study

The purpose of this study is to better understand the distress experience of hospitalized patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT), and to examine the relationship between cancer distress, psychological trauma, and resiliency over time.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Able to read, write, and understand English.
  • Hospitalized, or planning to be hospitalized, to begin hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-, haplo, or auto- genic).


Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals less than 18 years old.


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Cindy Tofthagen, Ph.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office

(855) 776-0015

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