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Psychosocial Effects of Cancer in Children

Cancer is the number one cause of death by disease in children under the age of 15. Approximately 9,000 children are diagnosed with cancer annually, and 1,500 die as a result of this disease.Based on the feedback of our last discussion on the psychosocial effects of cancer, it is only appropriate t ...

Psychosocial Effects of Cancer on Adult Patients

When cancer patients undergo treatment, it is important to consider not only the physical effects, but potential psychosocial distress as well. As the world evolves its views on psychosocial issues, and psycho-oncology research becomes more prevalent and in-depth, we will continue to learn new appr ...

Ways for Families to Cope with Cancer

 We all know that when cancer attacks, the patient's entire family has a difficult time coping, for obvious reasons. The family has to be strong enough to be a solid support system. It isn’t always easy, particularly with hospital errands, bills, a new daily routine and incorporating ...