Cancer as a chronic illness? Reconsidering categorization and exploring experience
Tritter, Jonathan Q. and Calnan, M.. (2002) Cancer as a chronic illness? Reconsidering categorization and exploring experience. European Journal of Cancer Care, 11 (3). pp. 161-165. ISSN 0961-5423Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://10.1046/j.1365-2354.2002.00345.x
This article explores the different ways that user experience is defined and conceptualized, and the various policy and professional contexts in which emphasis is placed on exploring users' views. We go on to examine the experience of cancer as a chronic illness and argue that, although there are common features in the experience of cancer and people with chronic illness, the differences are too significant and cancer should not be defined as a chronic condition. We conclude with a consideration of the methodological difficulties of documenting user experience and identify the need for further methodological development.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School|
|Journal or Publication Title:||European Journal of Cancer Care|
|Publisher:||Blackwell Publishing Ltd.|
|Official Date:||September 2002|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 161-165|
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