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A study investigating young adults with cancer (aged 18 – 30 years)

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A study investigating young adults with cancer (aged 18 – 30 years)

What is the study?

This USA-based study investigates adolescents and young adults with cancer, who face physical, psychosocial, emotional, and developmental challenges that are unique to their age group. Younger adults have higher rates of anxiety and depression than in older adults which may have an effect on their levels of hope. The instruments used in this study are an investigator developed Demographic Tool, The Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support, the Herth Hope Index, and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale.


Who’s organising it?

The study is run by Sharon McNeil from the University of South Florida. This is a USA-based study.


What’s the criteria for taking part?

  • Aged 18 – 30 years
  • Have had an experience of cancer in the past 5 years
  • Has had a primary diagnosis only


What do I need to do?

Please complete the following survey, which should take approximately 20 minutes to complete: Hello! I am a cancer survivor and a PhD student who is studying hope, anxiety and depression in both adolescents and young adults (18 to 30) undergoing treatment and survivors. If you are interested, please visit this website: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eKVAToMLTH76TiZ


When’s the deadline?
The deadline is 31 July 2020.