Psychosocial care of adolescent and young adult patients with cancer and survivors.

@article{Zebrack2012PsychosocialCO,
  title={Psychosocial care of adolescent and young adult patients with cancer and survivors.},
  author={B. Zebrack and S. Isaacson},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 11},
  pages={
          1221-6
        }
}
  • B. Zebrack, S. Isaacson
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • The delivery of quality care for adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients with cancer and survivors requires an understanding of the unique qualities of this group--the shared norms, attitudes, and beliefs that determine their behavior as well as the unique stresses they face on a day-to-day basis. All AYAs have typical concerns about being comfortable with who they are and who they want to become (identity development, including sexual identity), their bodies (body image), initiating intimate… CONTINUE READING

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