Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults
Copyright © 2008 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Daniel Kelly, Faith Gibson
Published Online: 16 APR 2008
Print ISBN: 9781405130943
Online ISBN: 9780470697740
About this Book
Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults is a practical guide to cancer care in adolescents and young adults. It considers the impact of diagnosis on individuals, and their families, as well as examining the impact on the health professionals responsible for their care. There are sections focussing on the adolescent's experience of cancer and ongoing care needs during treatment, and on life after cancer, including rehabilitation and palliative care.
• Builds on the forthcoming NICE guidelines on Supportive Cancer Care for Children & Young People, and recent Department of Health guidelines & policy initiatives
• Adopts an integrated inter-professional approach
• Contains evidence-based contributions from leading professionals in cancer care
Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults is an essential resource for all those involved with the provision of care and support for adolescents and young adults with cancer.
About the Editors:
Dr Daniel Kelly is Reader in Cancer & Palliative Care, Middlesex University, London.
Dr Faith Gibson is Senior Lecturer in Children's Nursing Research, Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital and King's College London.