Effect of a new social support program by voluntary organization in pediatric oncology department in a developing country.

@article{Nair2014EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a new social support program by voluntary organization in pediatric oncology department in a developing country.},
  author={M Krishnan Nair and Kusumakumary Parukkutty and Sheethal Kommadath},
  journal={Pediatric hematology and oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          212-6
        }
}
Comprehensive childhood cancer treatment in the modern era means not only strenuous treatment regimens and meticulous nursing care, it also implies attention to social, psychological, and financial aspects of disease and treatment. In a developing country like ours, though it is possible to provide good medical and nursing care in government set-up, there is always shortage of workforce and financial support, leading to nonadherence to treatment regimens by patients and parents, resulting in… CONTINUE READING

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