Centre for Crisis Psychology
Young cancer survivor

Cancer Changed My Life

Young cancer patients and cancer survivors are a small but vulnerable group of people. They are in a vulnerable phase in their lives with many changes, such as requirements for education, and establishing work and family life

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Project description is only availble in Norwegian


Scientific publications

Hauken, M., Viken, L. «It made me think a little different” – a qualitative study of young adult cancer survivors experiences of using cognitive therapy in rehabilitation”. Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 2015, 20(1), 27-44. Link til fulltekst.

Hauken, M.Aa, Larsen, T.M.B, Holsen, I, Fismen, E:Back on track” – A mixed-method study on complex rehabilitation of young adult cancer survivors. Journal of Mixed Methods. 2017. DOI: 10.1177/1558689817698553 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/315588878_Back_on_Track_A_Longitudinal_Mixed_Methods_Study_on_the_Rehabilitation_of_Young_Adult_Cancer_Survivors

Lie, N.K., Larsen, T.M.B., Hauken, M. Aa.: “Coping with change and uncertainty: A qualitative study of young adult cancer patients’ challenges and coping strategies during treatment.” 2017, Eur J Cancer Care, DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12743. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28758705

Hauken, M., Larsen, T.B. (2017): «’I got my diagnosis on a yellow post-it note’ – a qualitative study of young adult cancer survivors’ experiences of getting a cancer diagnosis. Accepted for publication in Cancer Nursing


Popular scientific publications

1. Hauken, M. (2016). "Kreftbehandlingen var bare halve jobben. En mixed-metode studie av rehabilitering av unge voksne kreftoverlevere". Tidsskriftet Kreftsykepleien 2; 19-25. 


Hauken, M. (2017) «Rehabilitering i en helsefremmende kontekst» Bokkapittel i «Helsefremmende arbeid i sykepleie» Gammersvik, Larsen (red). Fagbokforlaget Bergen. Nyutgivelse vår 2018

Hauken, M: “Cancer rehabilitation of AYA”. Kapittel i boken. «Nursing Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer”, Riis Olsen, P.; Smith, S (red). Springer. Publiseres våren 2018