Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Top 10

  1. What psychological support package improves psychological well-being, social functioning and mental health during and after treatment?
  2. What interventions, including self-care, can reduce or reverse adverse short and long-term effects of cancer treatment?
  3. What are the best strategies to improve access to clinical trials?
  4. What GP or young person strategies, such as awareness campaigns and education, improve early diagnosis for young people with suspected cancer?
  5. What are the best ways of supporting a young person who has incurable cancer?
  6. What are the most effective strategies to ensure that young people who are treated outside of a young person’s Principal Treatment Centre receive appropriate practical and emotional support?
  7. What interventions are most effective in supporting young people when returning to education or work?
  8. How can parents/carers/siblings/partners be best supported following the death of a young person with cancer?
  9. What is the best method of follow-up and timing which causes the least psychological and physical harm, while ensuring relapse/complications are detected early?
  10. What targeted treatments are effective and have fewer short and long-term side-effects?

The remaining questions discussed at the workshop were (in no order of priority):

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For full details of all of the questions identified and the methods used to check them, please see the documents below.