The Well Being Of Children Impacted By A Parent With Cancer

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“The Well-Being of Children Impacted by a Parent with Cancer: An Integrative Review” was published in collaboration with Julia Morris, Angelita Martini, and David Preen. In the summer of 2016, the three authors finalized their research project and published it in the scientific journal, Supportive Care in Cancer. Julia Morris, Angelita Martini, and David Preen are all editors in the Supportive Care in Cancer Medical Journal and also affiliated with the “Centre for Health Services Research School of Population Health” at the University of Western Australia in Crawley, Australia. This article is beneficial to the initial research inquiry, “How does Cancer Affect Family Members,” because it specifically relates to the children in the family. This article places an emphasis on the psychological and mental effects cancer has on children, specific coping mechanisms, and how this traumatic disease changes a child for the better. Cancer is an atrocious disease that affects both the children and parents. However, in certain cases, cancer helps bring out the best in maturing children.
“The Well-Being of Children Impacted by a Parent with Cancer: An Integrative Review” focuses on how parental cancer affects the growth and maturity of children. The authors had a purpose behind this research, generated a method to follow, revised their results, and established a conclusion for their research. The main purpose of this article was to interview children to determine the how children are…
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