Triggers of uncertainty about recurrence and long-term treatment side effects in older African American and Caucasian breast cancer survivors.

@article{Gill2004TriggersOU,
  title={Triggers of uncertainty about recurrence and long-term treatment side effects in older African American and Caucasian breast cancer survivors.},
  author={Karen M Gill and Merle H. Mishel and Michael J Belyea and Barbara B. Germino and Laura S Germino and Laura S Porter and Iris Carlton Laney and Janet L Stewart},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  year={2004},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={633-9}
}
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To examine the sources of uncertainty in older African American and Caucasian long-term breast cancer survivors by focusing on frequency of triggers of uncertainty about cancer recurrence and physical symptoms linked to long-term treatment side effects. DESIGN In the context of a larger randomized, controlled treatment-outcome study, data were gathered from 10 monthly follow-up telephone calls by nurses. SETTING Rural and urban regions of North Carolina. SAMPLE 244… CONTINUE READING

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PainNo subtypeAche
The most frequent triggers were hearing about someone else 's cancer and new aches and pains .
PainMapped fromAche
The most frequent triggers were hearing about someone else 's cancer and new aches and pains .
The most frequent triggers were hearing about someone else 's cancer and new aches and pains .
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