The Psycho-Oncology Centre is a research unit specializing in the study of the psychosocial aspects associated with paediatric diseases, and with cancer in particular. Created in 2012, the laboratory is located at CHU Sainte-Justine and is affiliated with the Université de Montréal (Quebec, Canada). The laboratory is directed by Serge Sultan and comprises researchers, clinician-researchers, Ph.D. students, and trainees.
Accompany all individuals facing the challenges posed by the illness and its treatments to promote long-term rehabilitation.
Understand caregiver-patient relationships and the caregivers' personal experiences to create a strong and supportive environment so as to better meet the needs of the sick child.
Partake in the children's growth and the harmony within their families.
Better understand the vulnerability and resilience factors in individuals and families facing chronic paediatric illness.
Develop interventions to improve the quality of life of all those who are in contact with the disease: children, families, caregivers.
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