Measuring Quality of Life among Teens and Young Adults with Cancer

What we are studying

We want to find out more about the unique quality of life concerns in teens and young adults with cancer. The purpose of this research is to understand patient concerns about finances, body image, and fertility or future parenthood to inform new measures for use in clinical research. We will ask questions to help understand your experiences. Our study results will help improve assessment and enhance patient-centered care for teens and young adults with cancer.

Who is Eligible

  • Genders:
    • Men
    • Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 15 - 39

Eligibility Criteria

  • Diagnosed with cancer at 15-39 years of age
  • Have a new cancer diagnosis and receiving curative treatment or are currently 0 to 5 years post treatment
  • Willing and able to provide written informed consent
  • Willing and able to complete a 60-minute interview

What is involved

  • A sixty minute in person interview is required.


You will be compensated $50 for the completion of the interview.

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Denisha Little Greene
Principal Investigator
Dr. John Salsman

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.