A childhood cancer sibling's oral history.

  title={A childhood cancer sibling's oral history.},
  author={Carlee Lehna},
  journal={Journal of pediatric oncology nursing : official journal of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses},
  volume={15 3},
  • Carlee Lehna
  • Published 1998 in
    Journal of pediatric oncology nursing : official…
The diagnosis of childhood cancer in a family member alters a sibling's life, including exposing a sibling to the side effects of cancer therapy, feelings of being displaced, and a possible misunderstanding of what is happening. The purpose of this oral history was to gain a better understanding of the recall and long-term effects of a younger sister's diagnosis of cancer at age 6 on the child's sibling, who was then 8 years old. Data were gathered from a 22-year-old sibling of a leukemia… CONTINUE READING

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