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Stories of African American women who are long-term breast cancer survivors

  title={Stories of African American women who are long-term breast cancer survivors},
  author={Yvonne Ford},
  • Yvonne Ford
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • The purpose of this study was to report the stories of African American (AA) women who are disease-free survivors of breast cancer, 10 or more years after initial diagnosis, and consider themselves to be thriving after cancer. Narrative inquiry was used to develop the stories into a cohesive whole. A womanist framework (Walker, 1983) was used as a lens through which to consider the data. In the narrative inquiry tradition, one blended story was derived from the data including an abstract for… CONTINUE READING

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