Exploring the impact of brain cancer on people and their participation

Kathrine Hammill, Catherine G Stewart, Natasha Kosic, Lauren Bellamy, Hannah Irvine, Dawn Hutley, Karen Arblaster
  • British Journal of Occupational Therapy, September 2018, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0308022618800186

Brain cancer impacts a person's participation in everyday activities

What is it about?

Brain cancer typically limits a person's life-expectancy. This research aimed to identify how brain cancer impacted a person. Findings showed that brain cancer and its treatments can have a major impact on a person, subsequently limiting their participation by impacting their ability to complete everyday activities, and causing the need for continual adjustment to their physical decline.

Why is it important?

Findings show a strong need to address both brain cancer symptoms and the treatment side effects, and the need to better target services to our clients needs.

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The following have contributed to this page: Katie Hammill and Ms Karen Arblaster