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Changes in the daily life of men with cancer: introducing one of the interfaces of getting sick

Mudanças no cotidiano de homens com câncer: apresentando uma das interfaces do adoecer
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Burille, Andréia; Schwartz, Eda; Zillmer, Juliana Graciela Vestena

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Abstract Objective: To present the changes occurred in the daily life of men with cancer. Method:It is a qualitative research, accomplished from March 2006 to December 2007. The semi-structured interview was used as instrument and the data were organized starting from the thematic analysis. Results:It has verified that several modifications in the daily life of the men have been modified, especially, in aspects related to sexuality, corporal image,and social life, financial and labor aspects, in which they had to introduce strategies to face them. Conclusion: The study made possible to understand how the daily life of the individual with cancer has suffered modifications and it provided a greater sensibility about the health topic of men.
Keywords man; cancer; everyday life; chronic illness; health behavior; nursing; Brazil
Classification Medicine, Social Medicine; Medical Sociology
Free Keywords Neoplasms; Men's Health
Document language Portugese
Publication Year 2013
Page/Pages p. 3539-3548
Journal Revista de Pesquisa: Cuidado é Fundamental Online, 5 (2013) 2
DOI 10.9789/2175-5361.2013v5n2p3539
ISSN 2175-5361
Status Published Version; reviewed
Licence Free Digital Peer Publishing Licence