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Living and dying with cancer

Living and dying with cancer
Living and dying with cancer
Living and Dying with Cancer is a powerful and moving account of the experiences of those affected by one of the most common causes of death in the Western world. Through a series of individual narratives based on extensive interviews carried out by the author, the book explores the impact of being diagnosed with cancer on those with the disease and the people around them. It follows the different trajectories of the disease from the very first symptoms, through treatment to death and shows how the experience of the disease and even the way it develops is affected by the social context of the people involved, as well as their own physical and psychological characteristics. This book will be an invaluable resource not only for social scientists and health professionals but also for those coming to terms with the impact of cancer on their own lives.
0521546672
Cambridge University Press
Armstrong-Coster, Angela
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Armstrong-Coster, Angela
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Armstrong-Coster, Angela (2004) Living and dying with cancer , Cambridge, UK. Cambridge University Press, 208pp.

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Living and Dying with Cancer is a powerful and moving account of the experiences of those affected by one of the most common causes of death in the Western world. Through a series of individual narratives based on extensive interviews carried out by the author, the book explores the impact of being diagnosed with cancer on those with the disease and the people around them. It follows the different trajectories of the disease from the very first symptoms, through treatment to death and shows how the experience of the disease and even the way it develops is affected by the social context of the people involved, as well as their own physical and psychological characteristics. This book will be an invaluable resource not only for social scientists and health professionals but also for those coming to terms with the impact of cancer on their own lives.

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Published date: 2004

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Local EPrints ID: 34531
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/34531
ISBN: 0521546672
PURE UUID: b299bffe-6a1b-49ce-9539-f2ae9beda65a

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Date deposited: 15 May 2006
Last modified: 15 Jul 2019 19:06

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