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Understanding care when cure is not likely for young adults who face cancer: a realist analysis of data from patients, families and healthcare professionals

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Objectives To understand the experiences of young adults with cancer for whom cure is not likely, in particular what may be specific for people aged 16–40 years and how this might affect care.

Design We used data from multiple sources (semi-structured interviews with people with cancer, nominated family members and healthcare professionals, and workshops) informed by a preliminary programme theory: realist analysis of data within these themes enabl... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024397

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Ngwenya, N More by this author
Flatley, M More by this author
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2019-01-28
Acceptance date:
2018-12-13
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:966691
URN:
uri:5a2b429f-e5a4-478c-8172-ced4414adfe4
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uuid:5a2b429f-e5a4-478c-8172-ced4414adfe4
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pubs:966691
Language:
English

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