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Anouk Schuit is a PhD student at VU University at the department of Clinical Psychology. Her study focuses on expanding Oncokompas2.0  (www.oncokompas.nl) into OncokompasPAL. OncokompasPAL will support patients with advanced cancer and their informal caregivers in finding optimal supportive care, adjusted to their personal well-being and preferences. The aim of the study is to facilitate the access to palliative care for both patients and their informal caregivers. Two randomized controlled trials will be conducted to determine the efficacy of OncokompasPAL on patient empowerment, quality of life and costs. A cost utility analysis will be carried out to provide an overview of the costs compared with the difference in QALYs (quality-adjusted life years).

Anouk received her bachelor’s degree in Medical Informatics at the University of Amsterdam and finished her Master Beleid, Communicatie en Organisatie at the VU University.