Early postsurgery experience of prostate cancer patients and spouses.

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PURPOSE The authors describe the experience of men with prostate cancer and their spouses in the early recovery period after surgery. DESCRIPTION OF STUDY As part of a longitudinal qualitative study, semistructured interviews were held with 34 patients who had prostate cancer and their spouses 8 to 10 weeks after surgery. RESULTS Five components of… (More)

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@article{Phillips2000EarlyPE, title={Early postsurgery experience of prostate cancer patients and spouses.}, author={C. Phillips and R. E. Gray and M. Fitch and Michel Labrecque and Kirkpatrick B Fergus and Laurence Klotz}, journal={Cancer practice}, year={2000}, volume={8 4}, pages={165-71} }