A multi-project longitudinal cohort study, CAYACS examines long-term sequelae and care resulting from cancer in young people, providing evidence to supportstrategies for system-related, policy and practice change. Survivors and comparison groups from population-based registries, linked with clinical and administrative databases for analysis.The Canadian Cancer Society has been its major funder.
Agnes Lai, MSc
K. Julia Kaal
Maintain, update and expand cohorts and databases, in order to examine outcomes in more recent survivors, survivors with newer treatments, older survivors, and survivors with longer time since diagnosis; and to examine patterns of change over time.
Long-term health care utilization including costs, and quality measures of healthcare are examined among survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancers, for risk stratification into levels of vulnerable and underserved subpopulations for priority change. Personal, clinical (includin
Long-term health, education, and economic outcomes for survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer survivors
Long-term health, education, and economic outcomes for survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancers, and personal, clinical (including treatment), and health systems factors affecting those outcomes are examined for up to 35 years post-diagnosis.
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