Living with gynecologic cancer: experience of women and their partners.

  title={Living with gynecologic cancer: experience of women and their partners.},
  author={Ayg{\"u}l Aky{\"u}z and G{\"u}lten G{\"u}venç and Ayfer Ust{\"u}ns{\"o}z and T{\"u}lay Kaya},
  journal={Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing},
  volume={40 3},
PURPOSE To describe the experiences of Turkish women with gynecologic cancer and their partners. DESIGN AND METHODS Qualitative research using a descriptive phenomenological approach. SETTING Gynecologic oncology outpatient clinic of the Gulhane Military Medical Academy in Ankara, Turkey. Nineteen women with gynecologic cancer aged 43-70 years and 12 partners aged 46-73 years were recruited. Data were obtained through open-ended and in-depth, audio-taped interviews which lasted… CONTINUE READING
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