Determinants of health-promoting lifestyle in ambulatory cancer patients.

  title={Determinants of health-promoting lifestyle in ambulatory cancer patients.},
  author={Marilyn Frank-Stromborg and Nola J. Pender and Susan Noble Walker and Karen R Sechrist},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={31 10},
The Health Promotion Model was tested as an explanatory framework for health-promoting lifestyle in a sample of 385 ambulatory cancer patients undergoing treatment in 13 clinical sites in the midwestern United States. The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which cognitive/perceptual and modifying variables identified in the Health Promotion Model explain the occurrence of health-promoting behaviors in adults with cancer. A secondary aim was to determine the potential of illness… CONTINUE READING

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