Children have different coping strategies at different developmental stages and have problems coping with the stresses of treatment; surgery; chemotherapy and radiation. The major cause of morbidity and mortality in cancer patients are due to infections. Pediatric palliation is complex and multifactorial and it had been indicated by global data that the healthcare for children with cancer should include psychological services to prevent long-term emotional and behavioural problems. Pediatric psychosocial oncology is an emerging subspecialty of psychosocial oncology which is psychosocially and physically significant. The level of psychosocial functioning in pediatric psychosocial oncology is influenced by host of variables.
- Track 1-1 Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
- Track 2-2 Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- Track 3-3 Medulloblastoma
- Track 4-4 Ependymoma
- Track 5-5 Infant Brain Tumors
- Track 6-6 Palliative Care
- Track 7-7 Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology