Cancer as a chronic illness? Reconsidering categorization and exploring experience.

  title={Cancer as a chronic illness? Reconsidering categorization and exploring experience.},
  author={Jonathan Tritter and Michael Calnan},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  volume={11 3},
This article explores the different ways that user experience is defined and conceptualized, and the various policy and professional contexts in which emphasis is placed on exploring users' views. We go on to examine the experience of cancer as a chronic illness and argue that, although there are common features in the experience of cancer and people with chronic illness, the differences are too significant and cancer should not be defined as a chronic condition. We conclude with a… CONTINUE READING

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