Abby Rosenberg receives CureSearch funding to study resilience in adolescent and young adult cancer patients

Rosenberg 143pxlAbby Rosenberg, MD, MS, of Seattle Children’s Research Institute has received a $100,000 grant to continue her research into the psychological and social development issues that affect adolescent and young adult cancer patients during and after treatment. The grant, awarded by CureSearch for Children’s Cancer is part of the Young Investigator’s Program funding researchers focused on the highest risk and poorest outcome cancers.

Dr. Rosenberg hopes her work will lead to the creation of interventions to help identify and treat those patients at the highest risk for poor psycho-social outcomes, thus enabling better patient and family resilience after treatment ends.

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