Emotional reactions in parents and children after diagnosis and treatment of a malignant tumour in the eye.

@article{Ek2000EmotionalRI,
  title={Emotional reactions in parents and children after diagnosis and treatment of a malignant tumour in the eye.},
  author={Ulla Ek},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={415-28}
}
  • Ulla Ek
  • Published 2000 in Child: care, health and development
Retinoblastoma is a rare malignant tumour in the retina usually presenting before 3 years of age. In Sweden, 6-7 new cases are diagnosed each year. The medical treatment is highly specialized, very effective, with a survival ratio of almost 100%. Very little was known about the emotional and psychosocial effects on the parents and the patients themselves. This study includes all children diagnosed in Sweden between 1992 and 1994. The parents and children were included in our longitudinal… CONTINUE READING

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