Younger women's perceptions of coping with breast cancer.

  title={Younger women's perceptions of coping with breast cancer.},
  author={Janeen C Manuel and Stephanie R Burwell and Sybil L Crawford and Renee H. Lawrence and Deborah F. Farmer and Anita C Hege and Kimberly S. Phillips and Nancy E. Avis},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  volume={30 2},
Numerous studies have demonstrated an association between coping strategies and better quality of life after breast cancer. Because younger women consistently show greater psychological morbidity than older women after breast cancer diagnosis, there is great interest in the coping strategies of younger women. The present cross-sectional study used quantitative and qualitative methods to examine coping strategies used by 201 women who were aged 50 years or younger at diagnosis and were 6 months… CONTINUE READING

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