Describe one type of pediatric Cancer

Select one type of pediatric cancer to evaluate. Consider how a cancer
diagnosis and treatment might affect the psychological, emotional, and
behavioral functioning of children and adolescents and their families. (5-7 PAGES)

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  • Describe the type of pediatric cancer you selected and explain its signs and symptoms, treatment, and prognosis.
  • Explain how a pediatric cancer diagnosis might impact the psychological, emotional, and behavioral functioning of children and adolescents and their families.
  • Explain how pediatric cancer treatment might impact the psychological, emotional, and behavioral functioning of children and adolescents and their families.
  • Support your responses with the Learning Resources and other current literature.

Support your assignment with specific references to all
resources used in its preparation. You are to provide a reference list
for all resources, including those in the Learning Resources for this
course.

Katz, E. R., Kellerman, J., & Siegel, S. E. (1980) Behavioral
distress in children with cancer undergoing medical procedures:
Developmental considerations. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 48(3), 356–365. doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.48.3.356

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Washington University School
of Medicine in St. Louis. (2012) Facts about childhood cancer. Pediatric Cancer Genome Project. Retrieved from http://www.pediatriccancergenomeproject.org/site/facts-childhood-cancer

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute (2008). Childhood Cancers [Fact sheet 6.40]. Retrieved from http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Sites-Types/FS6_40.pdf