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New study to help students living with cancer

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A new research project is about to be launched to look at the experiences of teenage and young adults living with cancer.

Over three years the BRIGHTLIGHT study, funded by the NIHR, will look at how the care received by this group affects their quality of life and experience of cancer treatment.

The BRIGHTLIGHT Core research team will be based at University College London Hospitals. Between July 2012 and December 2013 over two thousand 13 to 24 year olds who have been diagnosed with cancer will be recruited. A survey will be carried out 5 and 8 months after diagnosis, … Read the rest

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