Meanings of existential uncertainty and certainty for people diagnosed with cancer and receiving palliative treatment: a life-world phenomenological study

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BACKGROUND Many people around the world are getting cancer and living longer with the disease. Thanks to improved treatment options in healthcare, patients diagnosed with advanced gastrointestinal cancer can increasingly live for longer. Living with cancer creates existential uncertainty, but what does this situation mean for the individual? The purpose of… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-684X-13-28

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@inproceedings{Karlsson2014MeaningsOE, title={Meanings of existential uncertainty and certainty for people diagnosed with cancer and receiving palliative treatment: a life-world phenomenological study}, author={Magdalena Kauczynska Karlsson and Febe Friberg and Catarina Wallengren and Joakim {\"O}hl{\'e}n}, booktitle={BMC palliative care}, year={2014} }