Confronting the unexpected: temporal, situational, and attributive dimensions of distressing symptom experience for breast cancer survivors.


PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To describe women's unexpected and distressing symptom experiences after breast cancer treatment. RESEARCH APPROACH Qualitative and descriptive. SETTING Depending upon their preference, participants were interviewed in their homes or in a private office space in a nearby library. PARTICIPANTS Purposive sample of 13 women 1-18 years… (More)
DOI: 10.1188/10.ONF.E28-E33


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