Are You A YA Cancer Survivor Of Leukemia Or Lymphoma?

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Another day, another research study looking for YOU to answer their questions and help make care better for other young adults facing cancer!

The purpose of this study is to explore how a cancer diagnosis as a young adult influences quality of life, specifically looking at factors related to work and education, such as work-related goals, in addition to factors such as mood, fatigue, cognitive health, work ability, and financial health.

Participants are eligible if they are currently between the ages of 20-44 years old and were:
• diagnosed with a hematological cancer (a leukemia or lymphoma) between the ages of 20-39;
• diagnosed within the past 5 years;
• working or in school during the time of your cancer diagnosis;
• and are no longer receiving chemotherapy or radiation.

Participation in the study involves:
1) an online survey about quality of life, work-related goals, mood, fatigue, cognitive health, work ability, and financial health (approximately 30 minutes); and
2) a phone interview (approximately 45 minutes).

Following completion of the interview, participants will receive a $50.00 Amazon gift card.

Please contact Lauren Ghazal, MS, FNP-BC at if you are interested in participating.

Impact of Cancer Study

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My name is Jess and I am a PhD researcher working at Edge Hill University in Liverpool in the UK.  My PhD study is investigating the psychological impact of cancer in teenagers and young adults who were diagnosed in their teenage and young adult years.  Particularly, I am looking at the psychological impact in survivors who are in recent remission (received confirmation of no evidence of disease within the last 2 years).  It is my hope that this will lead to the development of an intervention in order to better support teenagers and young people transitioning back to their previously held lives.

Right now, I am looking for individuals to take part in a questionnaire study looking at the psychological impact of your cancer experience.  It can be completed anonymously online and should take no more than 15-20 minutes.

If you are:

  • currently aged 18-30
  • were diagnosed with cancer between 16 and 25
  • have received confirmation of no evidence of disease within the last two years
  • were not diagnosed with a brain/CNS tumour
  • did not receive any form of cranial radiation
  • were not diagnosed with a mental health condition prior to your cancer diagnosis

then you are eligible to take part!  Please follow this link to take part.

If you are unsure of anything or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email me at

National Study Is Looking For Male Young Adult Cancer Survivors

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Studies that focus on young adult cancer survivors are few and far between.  Today though, we’re announcing one focused on young adult men who have had cancer.  They are asking questions like “What is it like to have cancer as a young man?” and “How has cancer affected your intimate relationships?”

From the study information:

Young men who have had cancer are being asked to share how they feel about their intimate relationships before and after their cancer experience. We would like to talk to young men who live anywhere in Canada, are at least 19 years of age, and were diagnosed with cancer when aged 15-29 years. Both young men with and without partners are invited to participate in the study.”

To participate in the study or for more information, please contact:

Katherine Holloway
Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick (Fredericton)
Telephone: 506-447-3077