Accepted for Publication: June 2, 2015.
Published Online: July 23, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.2378.
Open Access: This article is published under JAMA Oncology’s open access model and is free to read on the day of publication.
Study concept and design: Prigerson, Bao, Maciejewski.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Prigerson, Bao, Shah, Paulk, LeBlanc, Schneider, Garrido, Reid, Berlin, Adelson, Neugut, Maciejewski.
Drafting of the manuscript: Prigerson, Shah, Reid, Maciejewski.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Prigerson, Bao, Shah, Paulk, LeBlanc, Schneider, Garrido, Reid, Berlin, Adelson, Neugut, Maciejewski.
Statistical analysis: Prigerson, Bao, Garrido, Maciejewski.
Obtained funding: Prigerson.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Prigerson, Shah, Paulk, Schneider, Reid, Adelson.
Study supervision: Prigerson.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr LeBlanc has consulted for Helsinn Therapeutics, Epi-Q, and Boehringer Ingelheim. Dr Neugut has consulted for Pfizer, Otsuka, United Biosource Corporation, and EHE Intl. No other disclosures are reported.
Funding/Support: This research was supported in part by the following grants: MH63892 from the National Institute of Mental Health and CA106370 from the National Cancer Institute (Dr Prigerson); MD007652 from the National Institute of Minority Heath and Health Disparities (Drs Prigerson and Maciejewski); Weill Cornell Medical College grant (Drs Prigerson and Bao); and Health Services Research and Development Service Career Development Award 11-201/CDP 12-255 from the Department of Veterans Affairs (Dr Garrido).
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: Sponsors of this research played no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the Department of Veterans Affairs or the United States government.