Journal article

What do cancer survivors and their health care providers want from a healthy living program? Results from the first round of a co-design project

Ashley R Grant, Bogda Koczwara, Julia N Morris, Elizabeth Eakin, Camille E Short, Lisa Beatty

SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER | SPRINGER | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE: Healthy lifestyles are an important part of cancer survivorship, though survivors often do not adhere to recommended guidelines. As part of the co-design of a new online healthy living intervention, this study aimed to understand cancer survivors', oncology healthcare professionals' (HCP) and cancer non-government organisation (NGO) representatives' preferences regarding intervention content and format. METHODS: Survivors, HCP and NGO representatives participated in focus groups and interviews exploring what healthy living means to survivors, their experience with past healthy living programs and their recommendations for future program content and delivery. Sessions were audio reco..

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