Challenges of participatory research: reflections on a study with breast cancer self-help groups.

@article{Gray2000ChallengesOP,
  title={Challenges of participatory research: reflections on a study with breast cancer self-help groups.},
  author={Ross E. Gray and Margaret Isabel Fitch and Christine Davis and Catherine Phillips},
  journal={Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy},
  year={2000},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={243-252}
}
OBJECTIVE: To review and discuss issues related to participatory research, as they apply within the arena of cancer control. DESIGN: A participatory research study with breast cancer self-help groups is referred to for description and discussion purposes. That study employed primarily individual and group interviews to assess benefits and limitations of self-help groups. SETTINGS: Four breast cancer self-help groups in Ontario communities provided the core involvement in the participatory… CONTINUE READING