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Male Caregivers of Patients With Breast and Gynecologic Cancer: Experiences From Caring for Their Spouses and Partners

Lopez, Violeta; Copp, Gina; Molassiotis, Alexander

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BACKGROUND: There is considerable evidence demonstrating the negative effects of caregiving particularly in the areas of psychological well-being and quality of life of family caregivers of patients with cancer. However, there is little work on male caregivers' subjective experience of caring for family members with cancer, and little is known on how caregivers experience the caring over time. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to explore male spouses'/partners' experience of caring for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35711
Source: Cancer Nursing: an international journal for cancer care
DOI: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e318231daf0

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