Young people with cancer exhibit unique needs. During a time of normal physical and psychological change, multiple disease and treatment-related symptoms cause short and long-term physical and psychosocial effects. Little is known about how young people cope with the impact of cancer and its treatment on daily routines and their strategies to manage the challenges of cancer and treatments. We aimed to determine how young people describe these challenges through a social media site.

Authors: F.Gibson, S. Hibbins, T. Grew, S.Morgan, S.Pearce, D. Stark, L.A. Fern

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