Pediatric cancer survival and marriage: issues affecting adult adjustment.


Of 36 men and women, now aged 21 or older, who were treated for cancer as children, 20 have married. As part of a long-term follow-up, 13 of their spouses were interviewed about the effects of cancer on the patient and on their marriage. Comparison of patient's physical limitations, visible impairments, and psychiatric adjustment ratings indicated… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1939-0025.1979.tb02624.x