Teenage Cancer Study (children and young people)

East of EnglandCancer
Published Date: 1 Nov 2012


Teenage Cancer Study (children and young people)

Who?Teenage and young adults with cancer.

What? Teenage and young adult cancer patients experience a wide range of physical, psychological and social effects as a result of a diagnosis of cancer.

The research... A pilot study to gain a picture of the experience of teenagers and young adults from pre-diagnosis to post-treatment.

Findings... Despite current policy guidelines, there seems to be considerable unmet need for this group.