Transforming the death sentence: elements of hope in women with advanced ovarian cancer.

  title={Transforming the death sentence: elements of hope in women with advanced ovarian cancer.},
  author={Anne Marie Reb},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  volume={34 6},
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To describe the experience of hope in women with advanced ovarian cancer. RESEARCH APPROACH Grounded theory methodology with interviews. SETTING Oncology clinics in the northeastern United States. PARTICIPANTS 20 women aged 42-73 who had completed initial chemotherapy and had no evidence of recurrence. METHODOLOGIC APPROACH A personal data form and focused interview guide supported data collection. The core variable and related themes were identified using the… CONTINUE READING
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