Mothers' explanations of communicating past health and future risks to survivors of childhood cancer.

@article{Clarke2008MothersEO,
  title={Mothers' explanations of communicating past health and future risks to survivors of childhood cancer.},
  author={S A Clarke and Linda Sheppard and Christine Eiser},
  journal={Clinical child psychology and psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={157-70}
}
Mothers of survivors of Retinoblastoma (Rb) experience unique challenges communicating with their child about the condition. Children are mostly diagnosed within their first year but the consequences continue into young adult life. Here 39 mothers of Rb survivors (23 males, mean age = 10.26 years) were interviewed about their experiences. Mothers were asked about communication with their children about Rb, and future health risks. Interviews were analysed using thematic analysis. Mothers… CONTINUE READING