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We are exploring how cancer survivors access and engage with cancer survivorship care systems and resources. Information gathered in this study will be used to provide recommendations to improve access to high quality survivorship care for all Canadians with cancer.

You can enroll in this study if you are:

  • 18 years of age or older,
  • Diagnosed with cancer as an adult (at least 18 years of age),
  • Finished primary cancer treatment,
  • Able to speak and read English,
  • Living in British Columbia and
  • Willing to participate in one or more interviews.
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Tracy Truant, PhD(c)

tracy.truant@nursing.ubc.ca
604 230 2001

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Researchers at the University of British Columbia is conducting research on the effects of performing exercise the day before chemotherapy treatment for early breast cancer. Eligible participants will receive 2 – 4 one-on-one supervised exercise sessions with an exercise physiologist who is experienced in working with women with breast cancer and some helpful tips and guidelines on how to exercise during treatment. Participation involves 3-7 visits to the area of the Vancouver BCCA Centre.

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Amy Kirkham, PhD(c)

amy.kirkham@ubc.ca
604 827 1914

Researchers at the University of British Columbia are recruiting women who will be receiving chemotherapy after surgery for early breast cancer to participate in a study investigating the changes in fitness and heart function during chemotherapy treatment. Participation involves an 80-minute visit to UBC prior to starting chemotherapy, and a second visit after the first four treatments. After study completion, participants are offered two optional one-on-one supervised exercise sessions and an individualized exercise prescription. 

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Amy Kirkham, PhD(c)

amy.kirkham@ubc.ca
604 827 1914

A national team of researchers has collaborated on a computer-based decision aid about complementary therapies for breast cancer survivors experiencing hot flashes. This on-line system will allow women to explore their information needs and decision options about some common complementary therapies for their hot flashes.

See the MyChoices webpage for more detail.

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