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The National Cancer Institute has acknowledged that for children, adolescents and young adults (AYAs), cancer is a leading cause of disability and death. This population has unique needs and until we fully understand those needs, we will not be able to provide optimal care. The purpose of this study was to understand the self-reported experience of cancer according to children and AYAs.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of pediatric nursing
The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) gap describes the drop-off in survivorship improvement among 15-39-year-olds compared with patients with cancer under 15 or over 39. A large body of literature exp...
The appropriate use of antiemetics is important for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV); however, little is known about the rate of concordance with antiemetic guidelines...
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment modality in children that can be life-saving but is rarely preferred. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the knowledge, experience, and attitudes of chi...
Adolescents and young adults (AYAs) experience cancer while balancing emerging identity and life goals. We investigated AYAs' priorities during cancer, including psychosocial concerns, cure-directed t...
Compared to pediatric patients, adult rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) patients have poor prognoses, but the differences in prognoses and treatment sensitivity between adolescent/young adult (AYA) patient and o...
This research trial studies the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancers Clinical Model in evaluating clinical, psychosocial, and health economic factors in adolescent and young adult pati...
The Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Top child and adolescent health problems study aims to identify the top health concerns that parents/guardians and paediatricians in a tertiary hosp...
The purpose of this study is to help adolescents and young adult cancer survivors address their psycho-social needs during the transitional period. The transitional period begins at comple...
This study is designed to determine feasibility of using a continuous glucose monitor in pediatric, adolescent and young adult hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients, and to ...
The purpose of this study is to better understand how the illness has affected the identity and what needs the survivor may have. We hope that this information will help us provide better ...
A child or adolescent who is deserted by parents or parent substitutes without regard for its future care.
Registered nurses with graduate degrees in nursing who provide care to pediatric patients who are acutely or critically ill.
An internationally recognized set of published rules used for evaluation of cancer treatment that define when tumors found in cancer patients improve, worsen, or remain stable during treatment. These criteria are based specifically on the response of the tumor(s) to treatment, and not on the overall health status of the patient resulting from treatment.
A child or adolescent who, when compared to others of the same age or experience, exhibits capability of high performance in intellectual, creative, or artistic areas, possesses an unusual capacity for leadership or excels in specific academic fields. (From PL 100-297, Sec. 4103, Definitions)
The psychiatric, sociological and psychological study and treatment of the developing child with emphasis on preventive or prophylactic measures focused on the familial, educational and socio-environmental milieu of the child.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
Bladder Cancer Brain Cancer Breast Cancer Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Head & Neck Cancers Hodgkin Lymphoma Leukemia Lung Cancer Melanoma Myeloma Ovarian Cancer Pancreatic Cancer ...