What effect does a cancer diagnosis have on the educational engagement and school life of teenagers? A systematic review

Psycho-Oncology, 04/24/2012

School absences are a concern for teenagers, but do not necessarily lead to a reduction in educational and vocational attainment. It is important to involve health care and education professionals, as well as parents and teenagers themselves, in school reintegration if it is to be successful. Peer groups and body image are two areas that could mediate education engagement for teenagers.

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