Perspectives of husbands of women with breast cancer: information needs.

  title={Perspectives of husbands of women with breast cancer: information needs.},
  author={Margaret Isabel Fitch and Marc Allard},
  journal={Canadian oncology nursing journal = Revue canadienne de nursing oncologique},
  volume={17 2},
The majority of women, when diagnosed with breast cancer, turn to their partners for support. However, the diagnosis and treatment of this disease will have an impact on the partner as well and could influence his ability to be supportive. This study was undertaken to explore the perceived informational needs of male partners of women diagnosed with breast cancer. The in-depth interviews provide a rich description about the nature of men's informational needs in a context of upheaval and… CONTINUE READING

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