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van de Poll-Franse, Lonneke

Social consequences of advanced cancer in patients and their informal caregivers: a qualitative study

Purpose: Cancer threatens the social well-being of patients and their informal caregivers. Social life is even more profoundly affected in advanced diseases, but research on social consequences of advanced cancer is scarce. This study aims to explore social consequences of advanced cancer as experienced by patients and their informal caregivers.; Methods: Seven focus groups and seven in-depth semi-structured interviews with patients (nā€‰=ā€‰18) suffering from advanced cancer and their informal caregivers (nā€‰=ā€‰15) were conducted.

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 15:55