Chapter 20. Health Promotion for Children/Young People with Cancer

  1. Karen Moyse MSc, BSc, RGN, RSCN, RHV, PGDAE (Hons) Psychology Independent Nurse Prescriber Visitor Lecturer
  1. Louise Soanes MSc, BSc, RGN, RSCN senior lecturer senior sister

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch20

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

How to Cite

Soanes, L. (2009) Health Promotion for Children/Young People with Cancer, in Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse (ed K. Moyse), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch20

Editor Information

  1. Health at Nottingham University, UK

Author Information

  1. South Bank University, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158008

Online ISBN: 9781444322644

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Keywords:

  • Young people surviving cancer;
  • The current model of care for survivors of childhood cancer;
  • Health behaviours and health promotion in survivors of childhood cancer;
  • Health promotion provision;
  • long-term follow-up (LTFU);
  • acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL);
  • Obesity and short stature;
  • Smoking, alcohol and drugs;
  • Emotional health - anxiety

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Understanding cancer

  • The current model of care for survivors of childhood cancer

  • Health behaviours and health promotion in survivors of childhood cancer

  • Health promotion provision

  • Conclusion

  • References