Helping patients with advanced cancer live with concerns about eating: a challenge for palliative care professionals.

@article{Hopkinson2006HelpingPW,
  title={Helping patients with advanced cancer live with concerns about eating: a challenge for palliative care professionals.},
  author={Jane B. Hopkinson and J. L. Corner},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={
          293-305
        }
}
This paper reports findings of an exploratory study of the eating habits of people with advanced cancer living in the south of England in 2003. The purpose of the study was to develop an understanding of why eating can be experienced as troubling and examine the potential for helping people live with the changes in eating habits that often accompany advanced cancer. Semistructured interviews were conducted with 30 patients, 23 lay caregivers, and 14 specialist nurses. The data were analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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