Development and evaluation of a support program for prostate cancer survivors in Alaska

@inproceedings{Kelley2015DevelopmentAE,
  title={Development and evaluation of a support program for prostate cancer survivors in Alaska},
  author={Stacy F. Kelley and Christine A Decourtney and Julia Thorsness},
  booktitle={International journal of circumpolar health},
  year={2015}
}
Background Prostate cancer survivors in Alaska and elsewhere have unmet support needs. The Men's Prostate Cancer Survivorship Retreat, or "men's retreat," was developed targeting Alaska Native and non-Native men who were survivors of prostate cancer. The program brought together survivors in a supportive environment to discuss and share their experiences. Objective Despite the proven effectiveness of support groups for improving quality of life for cancer patients, men typically do not… CONTINUE READING