Exploration of pain-related quality of life in adolescents with cancer
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Exploration of pain-related quality of life in adolescents with cancer

Stephanie Sinha Clinical nurse specialist in pain and Sedation, Alder Hey Children’s Foundation Trust, Liverpool

Cancer management in adolescents should aim to prevent death and improve quality of life. Pain is an important determinant of quality of life (Merlijn et al 2006) and is the most common symptom experienced by adolescents with leukaemia, lymphoma and solid tumours (Goldman et al 2006)

Nursing Children and Young People. 29, 8,23-23. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.29.8.23.s24