Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults by Daniel Kelly, Faith Gibson

By Daniel Kelly, Faith Gibson

Melanoma in children and teenagers is a realistic advisor to melanoma care in children and teenagers. the 1st part examines melanoma in youth and the influence of prognosis on formative years. the second one part specializes in the adventure of melanoma and ongoing care wishes i.e. 'life in the course of cancer'. the ultimate part examines the results of melanoma through focusing on restoration, rehabilitation and/or finish of lifestyles matters i.e. 'life after cancer.'

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The disruption that cancer brings is especially challenging for adolescents, who may have been involved in the process of separating from parental figures and who suddenly have to accept being dependent on adults again as a result of cancer treatment. For cancer professionals this should be an important consideration, as they also occupy roles of authority for these young people whose lives are suddenly held in a state of suspended animation. Briggs (2002) helped to capture the nature of the challenge at such times: Developing identity means separating from others, becoming an individual and gaining a sense of self and other .

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Together with the sharing of clinical expertise, this range of work can help us appreciate the main concerns for this group. A better understanding of the culture of TYA cancer care is also important in allowing us to understand the experience across the diagnosis– treatment–aftercare trajectory. One of the most important concerns for people looking at the culture of care is the emotional and physical impact of cancer. It is with these issues that the remainder of this chapter is concerned. Insights from my own work, as well as others, will be used to highlight the suggestion that the essential culture of TYA cancer care may help explain the nature of the experience and the challenges confronting those diagnosed at this stage in life.

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