Spirituality among African American cancer survivors: having a personal relationship with God.

@article{Hamilton2007SpiritualityAA,
  title={Spirituality among African American cancer survivors: having a personal relationship with God.},
  author={Jill B Hamilton and Barbara D. Powe and Alton B Pollard and Karen L. Myers Peter A. Jarvis Thomas J. Lee and Alexandria M Felton},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={309-16}
}
African American breast and prostate cancer survivors describe their personal relationship with God as very real, close, and intimate. During their cancer trajectory, God was there with them, healing, protecting, and in control of their lives. Participants believed that God provided types of support not available from family members or friends. In return, these participants dedicated their lives to God through service in their churches or through helping others. Findings can help healthcare… CONTINUE READING