A systematic review and qualitative synthesis of the experience of living with colorectal cancer as a chronic illness

  title={A systematic review and qualitative synthesis of the experience of living with colorectal cancer as a chronic illness},
  author={Grant James McGeechan and Kate Byrnes and Miglena Campbell and Nikki Carthy and Judith Eberhardt and Wendy Paton and Katherine Swainston and Emma L. Giles},
  journal={Psychology \& Health},
  pages={350 - 374}
Abstract Objective Advances in detection and treatment mean that over 50% of people diagnosed with colorectal cancer can expect to live for more than ten years following treatment. Studies show that colorectal cancer patients can experience numerous physical and psychological late effects. The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review and qualitative synthesis on the experiences of living with colorectal cancer as a chronic illness. Methods Electronic searches of online databases… 

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