Discordant feelings in the lifeworld of cancer survivors.

@article{McKenzie2004DiscordantFI,
  title={Discordant feelings in the lifeworld of cancer survivors.},
  author={Heather M. McKenzie and Meghan Crouch},
  journal={Health},
  year={2004},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={139-57}
}
This article concerns persons who live in uncertainty following an earlier diagnosis of (and completed treatment for) cancer. Fear of recurrence of the disease underlies the uncertainty and the attendant perception of being profoundly endangered, more 'at risk' than anyone else. Such a reflective assessment engenders a sense of separation from the everyday 'practical consciousness' that seems effortlessly to be shared by 'ordinary' others. The mismatch between the interaction order and… CONTINUE READING

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