Items Tagged ‘UCLA Pediatric Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Program’

Teens and cancer: Providing the care and support they need

September 10, 2016

Teens and cancer: Providing the care and support they need

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Those teenage years: Adolescents are no longer children, but they aren’t adults yet, either. Teenage cancer patients have unique physical and emotional needs – and sometimes, those needs remain unmet. When teens get cancer Cancer in teens and young adults is relatively rare – possibly leaving healthcare providers ill-equipped to provide the comprehensive, supportive, nuanced […]

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Tags: adolescent cancer, cancer, Dr. Jacqueline Casillas, Dr. Noah Federman, pediatric oncologist, teen cancer, UCLA Daltrey/Townshend Teen & Young Adult Cancer Program, UCLA Pediatric Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Program, young adult cancer