Learn more about various research studies that are looking for participation from childhood cancer families. While some offer financial compensation for your participation, all of them are being done for the greater good and to help other families like yours!
Well-Being and Pain in Survivors of Childhood Cancer Study
Eligibility: Canadians ages 8 to 25 with a history of childhood cancer
Purpose: To support greater understanding of the needs of cancer survivors and those living with the diagnosis, raise awareness of the challenges of people affected by cancer, and develop programs and services that will address the needs and ultimately improve the long term quality of life of people impacted by cancer.
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to understand the individual and conjugal factors that contribute to the adaptation and the well-being of couples facing the cancer of their child, as well as the impact of illness on couple relationship.
Patient Engagement Strategy for Retinoblastoma Research
Purpose: To share research results with people affected by retinoblastoma (e.g., survivor, the immediate family of someone diagnosed with retinoblastoma etc.); to include a large diverse group or people affected by retinoblastoma in research; and to promote research that is created and led by people affected by retinoblastoma.
Purpose: To evaluate a self-care approach for cancer survivors with low mood. The approach tested involves a set of tools: workbooks, CDs, a DVD, and online tools. Participants' answers help researchers understand whether the tools are useful in improving mood.