Couples' experiences with prostate cancer: focus group research.

  title={Couples' experiences with prostate cancer: focus group research.},
  author={Janet Kula Harden and Ann M Schafenacker and Laurel L Northouse and Darlene W. Mood and David Cameron-5 Smith and Kenneth J. Pienta and Maha Hussain and Karen Baranowski},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  volume={29 4},
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To explore the experiences of couples living with prostate cancer, the impact of the illness on their quality of life, their ability to manage symptoms, and their suggestions for interventions that would help them to improve their daily experiences. DESIGN Descriptive, qualitative. SETTING Six focus groups were used to obtain the data; two were patient-only groups, two were spouse-caregiver groups, and two were dyad groups. The focus groups were conducted at two… CONTINUE READING

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