'Getting back to normal' or 'a new type of normal'? A qualitative study of patients' responses to the existential threat of cancer.

Abstract

Existential concerns about cancer have been studied extensively in palliative care but less so in curative settings. The present report aims to describe ways in which patients viewed the continuity or discontinuity of their identity in the face of the mortal threat of cancer. Twenty-eight patients with breast, prostate or lung cancer attending pre-treatment… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12274

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