Quality-of-life concerns of African American breast cancer survivors within rural North Carolina: blending the techniques of photovoice and grounded theory.

@article{Lpez2005QualityoflifeCO,
  title={Quality-of-life concerns of African American breast cancer survivors within rural North Carolina: blending the techniques of photovoice and grounded theory.},
  author={Ellen D S L{\'o}pez and Eugenia Eng and Elizabeth Randall-David and Naomi Robinson},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={99-115}
}
Social norms imposing a prevailing silence around breast cancer in rural African American communities have made it difficult for survivors to express their quality-of-life (QOL) concerns. In this article, the authors describe how they blended the photovoice method (providing participants with cameras so they can record, discuss, and relate the realities of their lives) with grounded theory techniques to assist 13 African American breast cancer survivors from rural eastern North Carolina in (a… CONTINUE READING

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