Transformation of tragedy among women surviving breast cancer.

  title={Transformation of tragedy among women surviving breast cancer.},
  author={E J Taylor},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  volume={27 5},
  • E J Taylor
  • Published 2000 in Oncology nursing forum
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To describe the process of how women with breast cancer attribute positive meaning to their illness. DESIGN Descriptive, qualitative. SETTING Major metropolitan area in the southwestern United States. SAMPLE Twenty-four women diagnosed with breast cancer within the past two years. METHODS Data collected during semistructured interviews were coded and analyzed using Grounded Theory techniques. MAIN RESEARCH VARIABLES Process and outcomes of ascribing positive… CONTINUE READING

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