Life After Cancer

Living With Risk

Krista L. Wilkins, PhD, RN; Roberta L. Woodgate, PhD, RN

Disclosures

Cancer Nurs. 2011;34(6):487-494. 

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Purpose

Part of a larger mixed-method study of second cancer risk, qualitative interview data were collected to capture the meanings cancer survivors assign to second cancer risk in the context of a history of cancer.[12] With more people surviving cancer, it will be become increasingly important for nurses to understand the complexity of second cancer risk so they can frame messages about second cancer risk in a way that helps cancer survivors engage in appropriate risk-modifying behaviors.

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