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Managing side effects of childhood cancer treatment

Publication year
2003
Author(s)
Bryant, R.
Pages
113-25
Volume
18
Number
2

This article focuses on the nurse’s role as a member of the supportive care team for the child diagnosed with cancer and the family. The most common side effects of the cancer treatment are discussed in depth in this article. The adequate management of the side effects experienced by the child receiving cancer therapy may greatly influence the child’s quality of life.

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