Published in Cancer Weekly, April 19th, 2005
"Adolescents with cancer face many challenges that may impact negatively their psychological well-being. In evaluating the psychosocial functioning of adolescents with cancer, research suggests that an altered self-image may emerge in those who have difficulty adjusting. However, little is known about adolescents' perceptions of how cancer affects their sense of self," scientists writing in the journal Cancer Nursing reported.
"Part of a larger study, this article addresses findings specific to understanding the impact that cancer and its symptoms had on adolescents'...
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