DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2019.11.003
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Gracia Eke, Nwadiuto Akani

Abstract: Background: The care and treatment of a child with cancer is stressful for parents. Recognizing their challenges and addressing them are important strategies in aiding families cope with cancer therapy. Objectives: To ascertain the perspectives of parents on childhood cancer therapy and understand their challenges in order to devise effective ways of supporting them. Methods: This qualitative study was conducted between June and November 2018. Data were obtained through semi-structured interviews held with 27 …

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