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"A Different Person Entirely": Adolescent and Young Adults' Experiences Returning to Education after Cancer Treatment.

J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol 2021 Mar 9. Epub 2021 Mar 9.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Adolescent and young adults (AYAs) establish their independent, adult identities as part of their psychosocial development, a process that is largely informed by educational experiences. Not only is a cancer diagnosis disruptive to this process but also AYA cancer survivors (AYACs) face barriers as they attempt to reintegrate into educational systems. This study explores the experiences of AYACs as they return to education, to identify these obstacles and the implications for care teams. Read More

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Perceived information provision and information needs in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.

Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 2019 Jan 27;28(1):e12892. Epub 2018 Jul 27.

Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy, University of Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland.

Knowledge on former diagnosis, treatment and survivorship is important for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors (AYACS) to make informed healthcare decisions. We aimed to (a) describe the information AYACS reported to have received, (b) identify current information needs and survivors' preferred format of communication, and (c) examine associations between information needs and cancer-related/socio-demographic characteristics, psychological distress and health-related quality of life (HRQoL). We identified AYACS (16-25 years at diagnosis; ≥5 years since diagnosis) through the Cancer Registry Zurich and Zug. Read More

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January 2019

Adolescent and Young Adult Patients with Cancer: Perceptions of Care.

J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol 2017 Dec 24;6(4):512-518. Epub 2017 May 24.

3 Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center , Tampa, Florida.

Background: Adolescent and young adults with cancer (AYACs) face unique medical, psychosocial, and supportive care needs. The purpose of this study was to identify AYACs perceptions and expectations of cancer care services on and off treatment.

Methods: Semistructured interviews were conducted with 23 AYACs aged 19-38 years (13 on and 10 off treatment), who were receiving care at a comprehensive cancer center. Read More

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December 2017

Adapted Delivery of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors: A Pilot Study.

Behav Sleep Med 2017 Jul-Aug;15(4):288-301. Epub 2016 Apr 14.

a David B. Perini Jr. Quality of Life Clinic , Dana-Farber Cancer Institute , Boston , Massachusetts.

Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors (AYACS) are at risk for the development of insomnia, though it remains vastly undertreated. Limited research has evaluated cognitive-behavioral treatment for insomnia (CBT-I) in AYACS. The present study piloted adapted CBT-I designed to improve treatment accessibility by delivering a three-session intervention in person and via videoconference. Read More

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