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The impact of cancer on the physical, psychological and social well-being of childhood cancer survivors

Li, H C William; Lopez, Violeta; Chung, Joyce O K; Ho, Ka Yan; Chiu, Sau Ying

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Purpose: Notwithstanding the advances in medical treatment, childhood cancer survivors are at risk of adverse physical, psychological and social effects of the cancer treatment. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of cancer and its treatments on the physical, psychological and social well-being of Hong Kong Chinese childhood cancer survivors. Method: A total of 137 childhood cancer survivors (aged 9-16 years), who had their medical follow-up in an oncology out-patient clinic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49693
Source: European Journal of Oncology Nursing
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejon.2012.07.010

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