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Interpretation and acceptance of the term 'cancer survivor': a United Kingdom-based qualitative study.

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The concept of cancer survivorship and the term 'cancer survivor' remains widely interpreted. The aim is to explore the interpretations of the term 'cancer survivor' amongst British people living past a cancer diagnosis. We conducted an in-depth qualitative study of 40 people at least 5 years post-diagnosis of breast, colorectal or prostate cancer. Each interviewee was asked whether they felt they were a cancer survivor and interpretations of the term were explored. The majority of respondent...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
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European journal of cancer care More from this journal
Volume:
21
Issue:
2
Pages:
177-186
Publication date:
2012-03-01
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EISSN:
1365-2354
ISSN:
0961-5423
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English
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170190
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2012-12-19

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