Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - Zoom meeting, 7pm

“Managing fear of cancer recurrence: Tips for patients and caregivers”.

Dr. Sophie Lebel, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology

Portrait of Dr. Sophie LebelDr. Sophie Lebel is a professor of clinical psychologist at the University of Ottawa, with a focus on cancer survivorship and psychosocial interventions. She has contributed to the definition and measurement of fear of cancer recurrence and clinical recurrence, validated a blended model of fear of cancer recurrence, and co-developed a cognitive existential group intervention for survivors that has been tested through clinical trials.

Jani Lamarche

Portrait of Jani LamarcheJani Lamarche is a doctoral candidate in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Ottawa. Her research interests include fear of cancer recurrence, cancer patients and family caregivers, and the development of E-health interventions. She is currently working on adapting the Fear Of Recurrence Therapy (FORT) intervention for family caregivers of cancer patients to an online format.

You’re Invited to Participate!

The University of Ottawa Psychosocial Oncology Laboratory is conducting two important cancer-related studies. Dr. Sophie Lebel and her doctoral students are seeking volunteers for their research in these two areas:

Recruitment Poster Flyer Managing your fear of cancer recurrence: A research study for Canadian family caregivers
See related recruitment poster for details - Fear of Cancer Recurrence_Recruitment Flyer (.pdf)

The studies poster Why am I Still Tired? A Group for Cancer-Related Fatigue
See related recruitment poster for details - Cancer Related Fatigue Group Study Flyer (.pdf)

These two research projects consist of weekly online group meetings over the course of seven and four weeks, respectively, and participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please consider participating – you could make a positive difference for the treatment of these commonly experienced conditions.

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