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The impact of prostate cancer on partners: A qualitative exploration

Wootten, Addie; Abbott, Jo-Anne; Osborne, D; Austin, David W; Klein, Britta; Costello, Anthony J; Murphy, D.G.


Objective: Prostate cancer and its treatment can result in numerous physical and psychological morbidities for the patient as well as his partner. This qualitative study aimed to explore the experiences of intimate spouses or partners of men diagnosed and/or treated for prostate cancer to better understand the personal impact of prostate cancer on the partner.Methods: Twenty-seven partners participated in this study. Six focus groups were convened, and one in-depth interview was undertaken to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Psycho-Oncology
DOI: 10.1002/pon.3552


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