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Life After Cancer in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: The Experience of Survivorship

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 208 Nombre de pages
Adolescence and young adulthood is often a difficult enough time without serious illness. However, research has shown that cancer,... Lire la suite
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Adolescence and young adulthood is often a difficult enough time without serious illness. However, research has shown that cancer, and surviving cancer, at this age presents distinctive problems medically, socially and psychologically. This book contributes to a better understanding of the needs of young adults post cancer.

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Lancaster University, UK

Contenu

1. The late effects and long term consequences of survivorship 2. Case Studies 3. The physical legacy and the fear of recurrence 4. Long term follow up and the need for ongoing support 5. The emotional legacy: how it changes philosophy and perspective 6. Survivorship identity, the resistance to victimhood and the positive outcomes 7. The effect on life plans and the long term financial impact 8. The impact on fertility 9. Implications for policy and practice Appendix: Methods

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Life After Cancer in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: The Experience of Survivorship
Sous-titre: The Experience of Survivorship
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780415477031
ISBN: 978-0-415-47703-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Routledge Chapman Hall
Genre: Médecine
nombre de pages: 208
Poids: 336g
Taille: H235mm x B163mm x T12mm
Année: 2009
Auflage: New

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