Rebecca Block, M.S.W., Ph.D.

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Dr. Block is a psychosocial researcher working in adolescent and young adult oncology (AYA). Her research focuses on social and mental health and development in adolescents and young adults with cancer. Dr. Block is a BIRCWH scholar studying decision-making about fertility preservation in young women with cancer. She is also studying depression in young Latino men with cancer and developing a measure of function for AYA. Dr. Block is the co-chair of the Standards of Care Task Force of the LiveStrong Young Adult Alliance, co-chair and mental health director for the Camp Starlight Planning Commission and a member of the Board of Directors for Oncology Youth Connection.

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OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

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Memberships & Associations

Society for Social Work Research Camp Starlight Planning Commission- Co-Chair National Association of Social Workers