Support networks used by African American breast cancer support group participants.

@article{Henderson2003SupportNU,
  title={Support networks used by African American breast cancer support group participants.},
  author={Phyllis D Henderson and Joshua Fogel},
  journal={The ABNF journal : official journal of the Association of Black Nursing Faculty in Higher Education, Inc},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={95-8}
}
Informal and formal support networks are used by women to cope with the physical and psychological consequences of breast cancer. This study explored the support networks used by 43 southeastern United States African American women who participated in African American breast cancer support groups. Both qualitative and quantitative approaches were used. African American women were found to rely more on God for support than either family or friends. Health care professionals and Internet use was… CONTINUE READING

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