Additional Resources

Download Dr. Rossell’s slides from the SIOP Treatment Abandonment symposium:
Psychosocial Support to Reduce Treatment Abandonment

Important recent publications by Dr. Rossell:
Community resources support adherence to treatment for childhood cancer in El Salvador

Choosing a miracle: Impoverishment, mistrust, and discordant views in abandonment of treatment of children with cancer in El Salvador

Childhood cancer in El Salvador: A preliminary exploration of parental concerns in the abandonment of treatment

Dr. Rossell’s Scopus author page

Email Dr. Rossell

Join the SIOP PODC Treatment Abandonment Working Group:

  • Go to
  • Make a free account
  • Click on the “Groups” tab
  • Scroll to “Treatment Abandonment”

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