A psychological analysis of cancer patients and their next-of-kin.

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A supportive family environment is thought to enhance the capacity of cancer patients to adapt to their illness and treatment. But families, like patients, vary in their ability to cope with the impact of a cancer diagnosis in a family member and in their ability to fulfill the patient's needs. Increased understanding of the interrelationships between the… (More)

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@article{Cassileth1985APA, title={A psychological analysis of cancer patients and their next-of-kin.}, author={Barrie R. Cassileth and Ewing Lusk and Thomas B. Strouse and D. S. Miller and Lynne Brown and Patricia A Cross}, journal={Cancer}, year={1985}, volume={55 1}, pages={72-6} }