Child-rearing concerns of parents with cancer.

  title={Child-rearing concerns of parents with cancer.},
  author={D P Hymovich},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  volume={20 9},
A diagnosis of cancer creates multiple problems for families, including major changes in life-styles, relationships, communication, roles, and living patterns. This article describes the results of a qualitative study of child-rearing stressors of 13 parents: 10 patients with cancer and 3 of their spouses. Data were collected using open-ended interviews. The major categories derived from the data were parent stressors and coping strategies, and parents' perceptions of child stressors and coping… CONTINUE READING

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