The experiences of adolescents receiving cancer treatment in Turkey: A qualitative study


GÜRCAN M., ATAY TURAN S.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER CARE, vol.29, no.5, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ecc.13239
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER CARE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Keywords: adolescent, cancer, experience, mandala, POSTTRAUMATIC GROWTH, HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN, PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACT, CHILDHOOD-CANCER, YOUNG-ADULTS, OF-LIFE, SYMPTOMS, SURVIVORS, DISTRESS, HEALTH
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective The adolescents with cancer usually receive intensive chemotherapy in the hospital. Their experiences of the process can affect their lives. This study aimed to describe the experiences of hospitalised adolescents receiving cancer treatment.