Journal article

Early Education and Employment Outcomes After Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults

Silja Kosola, Maria C McCarthy, Robyn McNeil, Lisa M Orme, Sarah Drew, Susan M Sawyer

Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology | MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC | Published : 2017


Awarded by Cancer Australia

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank the young people and their families who participated in this study, as well as the many staff responsible for data collection at each site. The authors are greatly indebted to Dr. S.D., whose passion for improving the quality of care provided to AYAs with cancer and their families initiated this research but whose own cancer journey led to her premature death. This project was funded by a grant (APP1010977) from Cancer Australia in association with Beyond Blue and CanTeen. Additional funding was gratefully received from ONTrac at Peter Mac Victorian AYA Cancer Service, the Victorian Department of Health (Cancer Strategy and Planning, Department of Health), the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation, and Redkite. The Murdoch Children's Research Institute is supported by the Victorian Government Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Dr. S.K. is supported by grants from the Foundation for Pediatric Research, Biomedicum Helsinki Foundation and Orion Research Foundation. Dr. M.C.M. is supported by a Murdoch Children's Research Institute Career Development Grant.