WHAT ADULT CANCER CARE CAN LEARN FROM PEDIATRICS

Sarah R. Brand, Texas A&M University

Lucy Pickard, Texas A&M University

Jennifer W. Mack, Texas A&M University

Leonard Berry, Texas A&M University

 

Cancer care varies in its service quality, whether the patients are adults or children. However, pediatric cancer centers follow three core principles that enhance their patients’ overall care experience. This article distills those principles, with the aim of helping adult cancer centers learn from what pediatric centers do well.

“What Adult Cancer Care Can Learn from Pediatrics,” Journal of Oncology Practice, September 2016, pp. 765-767.