Oral Abstracts 2014


We had 12 oral abstract presentations and 23 posters. Each was unique and innovative, and brought new information to the AYA movement.

Focus Area: Research, Evaluation and Clinical Trials



Abstract Title: Clinical Trial Participation Among AYAs at a Comprehensive Cancer Center
Focus Area: Research and Clinical Trials
Author Name: Stacy D. Sanford, Ph.D.


Abstract Title: Initial Experience of Multidisciplinary Collaborative Care Model for AYA Oncology
Focus Area: Research and Clinical Trials
Author Name: Laurel Barosh, MPH

Focus Area: Outreach and Connectivity



Abstract Title: Surveying Young Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer to Create Interventions with Impact
Focus Area: Outreach and Connectivity
Author Name: Jean Rowe, LCSW, OSW-C, CJT


Abstract Title: Development of a web-based support program for caregivers of young adults coping with cancer
Focus Area: Outreach and Connectivity
Author Name: Karen Fasciano, Psy.D.


Abstract Title: Using a national needs assessment to direct programs for young women affected by breast cancer
Focus Area: Outreach and Connectivity
Author Name: Arin Ahlum Hanson, MPH, CHES


Abstract Title: The Colondar 2.0
Focus Area: Outreach and Connectivity
Author Name: Joshua Lamb, MHA

Focus Area: Economics, Research and Outreach



Abstract Title: Socioeconomic and health disparities in AYAs: a national snapshot of breast, cervical, and thyroid primary cancers in the United States.
Focus Area: Research and Clinical Trials
Author Name: Melanie Goldfarb, MD, MS, FACS


Abstract Title: The Cost of Cancer: A Retrospective Analysis of the Financial Impact of Cancer on YAs
Focus Area: Economics
Author Name: Michelle Zeitler, MPH

Poster Abstracts

Focus Area: Research, Evaluation and Clinical Trials



Abstract Title: Survivorship Issues for AYAs after Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: A Focused Review of the Literature
Focus Area: Research and Clinical Trials
Author Name: Eden Brauer, RN, MSN


Abstract Title: YSC Research Think Tank Determined Top Priority Research Needs in Young Breast Cancer Patients
Focus Area: Research and Clinical Trials
Author Name: Michelle Esser, JD, MBA


Abstract Title: Creating the Infrastructure to Connect Young Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer In-Person
Focus Area: Outreach and Connectivity
Author Name: Stacy Lewis


Abstract Title: Snapshots and Stories: The Computerized Symptom Capture Tool and the AYA Symptom Experience
Focus Area: Research and Clinical Trials
Author Name: Kristin Stegenga PhD, RN, CPON®


Abstract Title: An Outdoor Adventure Program for Young Adults with Cancer: Positive Effects on Body Image and Psychosocial Functioning
Focus Area: Outreach and Connectivity
Author Name: Julie Kinamore


Abstract Title: Formative Evaluation of Interventions Addressing Culturally Relevant Needs of Young Breast Cancer Survivors
Focus Area: Research and Clinical Trials
Author Name: Adina Fleischmann, LSW


The call for abstracts for the 2015 Critical Mass Annual Conference taking place in Chicago, November 4 – 6, 2015 will open in the Spring of 2015.