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Managing Your Fear of Cancer Recurrence: A research Study for Canadian Family Caregivers

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Open to Patient partners across Canada

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Do you worry about your loved one’s cancer coming back?
Do you worry weeks before your loved one’s follow-up appointments?
Do your worries about your loved one’s cancer coming back cause you distress or affect your daily life?

Who can participate?
Canadian women (18 years of age or older) who:
• provide unpaid support to an adult loved one (who has recently been diagnosed with cancer, has finished their treatment and has not experienced a cancer recurrence)
worry that their loved one’s cancer may come back
• are interested in exploring their fear of cancer recurrence
are willing to participate in seven weekly small online group meetings with other women caregiver

Read more and apply.


From Our Community

Derek Koch

Spiritual Health Practitioner and Patient- and Family-Centred Care Lead — Kelowna General Hospital

Derek Koch

The bottom line is because we’re caring for patients. People who know best are those who are receiving the care so it makes logical sense that we would consult with them about their experiences. By connecting with PVN we have been able to educate our teams about the value of patient partners and how important their perspective is in our services.