• Medicine
  • Published in Danish medical journal 2015

Patients use normalisation techniques to cope with the quality-of-life effects of anal cancer.

@article{Mortensen2015PatientsUN,
  title={Patients use normalisation techniques to cope with the quality-of-life effects of anal cancer.},
  author={Gitte Lee Mortensen and Lilli Lundby},
  journal={Danish medical journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={62 3}
}
INTRODUCTION Anal cancer is a rare malignancy, but during the past three decades, its incidence has increased in both sexes. Approximately 90% of anal cancers are related to human papillomavirus infection. The primary treatment for anal cancer is radiotherapy or radio-chemotherapy. This quality of life (QoL) study aimed at obtaining in-depth knowledge about patients' experiences with anal cancer and its impact on their QoL. METHODS A literature study identified topics for qualitative… CONTINUE READING