This case study aims to facilitate the development of competencies that reflect the role of the Specialist Cancer Nurse (SCN) in delivery of supportive care, including provision of information and education for people affected by osteosarcoma in adolescents and young adults (AYA).
This case study recounts the experience of Justin, a 16-year-old male diagnosed with osteosarcoma.
The case study contains four sections:
- Find the condition early.
- Have the best treatment and support during active treatment.
- Have the best treatment and support between and after active treatment.
- Have the best care at the end of life.