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Young People Living With Cancer Implications for Policy and Practice by Anne Grinyer
  

Young People Living With Cancer Implications for Policy and Practice

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Young People Living With Cancer Implications for Policy and Practice by Anne Grinyer

This book provides an understanding of what it is like to be a young adult living with cancer at a time when age appropriate care is the focus of policy discussion. First hand accounts of the experience of having cancer in young adulthood contribute to the insight necessary to the provision of care. The text can be used as a contribution to policy and practice to enhance compliance and consequently to improve outcomes.

About the Author

Anne Grinyer is a medical sociologist based in the Institute for Health Research and the Innovation and Enterprise Unit, both at Lancaster University, UK. She is author of Cancer in Young Adults (Open University Press, 2002), based on the accounts of parents caring for a young adult son or daughter with cancer.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st February 2007

Author

Anne Grinyer

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Publisher

Open University Press

Format

Paperback
192 pages

Categories

Health systems & services
Sociology: death & dying

ISBN

9780335221547

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