Chapter 7. End of Treatment Issues: Looking to the Future

  1. Dr Daniel Kelly1 and
  2. Dr Faith Gibson2
  1. Nelia Langeveld and
  2. Julia Arbuckle

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697740.ch7

Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults

Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults

How to Cite

Langeveld, N. and Arbuckle, J. (2008) End of Treatment Issues: Looking to the Future, in Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults (eds D. Kelly and F. Gibson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697740.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Reader in Cancer and Palliative Care, School of Health and Social Science, Middlesex University, London

  2. 2

    Senior Lecturer in Children's Cancer Nursing Research, UCL Institute of Child Healthand Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130943

Online ISBN: 9780470697740

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Keywords:

  • cancer treatment;
  • sexual identity;
  • diagnosis;
  • parenting roles;
  • suspicious symptoms

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The ongoing support needs of young people finishing cancer treatment

  • Re-establishing an individual, social, and sexual identity

  • Renegotiating relationships with family and friends

  • Illustration of negotiating relationships

  • Re-engaging with life after treatment by occupying time with meaningful activity

  • Coping with the after-effects of treatment

  • The need for aftercare

  • Models of follow-up care

  • The transition process

  • Conclusion

  • References