- •Cancer is a challenging experience for children and families.
- •Mothers and adolescents struggle to cope with the emotions evoked by cancer.
- •Mothers lack awareness of their adolescent's unmet needs.
- •Mothers need more skills and support to meet their adolescents' needs.
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