How to heal when cancer strikes teenagers

Jane Brody of the New York Times looks at the range of challenges teenagers face as a result of cancer. In the article, Dr. Aura Kuperberg of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles points out that

“The greatest challenge teens with cancer face is social isolation. Many of their peers are uncomfortable with illness, and many teens with cancer may withdraw from their friends because they feel they are so different and don’t fit in.”

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