Support Care Cancer (2018) 26:1207–1213 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-017-3943-x ORIGINAL ARTICLE Wide-ranging impacts reported by NZ cancer survivors: is supporting cancer survivor resilience a health sector role? 1 1 1 Inga O’Brien & Louise Signal & Diana Sarfati Received: 18 June 2017 /Accepted: 23 October 2017 /Published online: 31 October 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract It also provided insights into the need for better strategies and Purpose Cancer survivor numbers are on the rise but little is pathways to help the NZ health system be more responsive to known about New Zealand (NZ) survivors’ experiences with both Māori and non-Māori survivors. management of cancer-related impacts and vulnerability. This Implications for cancer survivors Survivor impacts create study explored the experiences and resilience of NZ cancer vulnerabilities that are experienced and described differently survivors and the experiences of healthcare practitioners who by individuals and groups in NZ. Tailored survivor support work with cancer survivors. There is a focus on indigenous that can enhance resilience and support relationships is needed Māori survivors. in NZ. Methods This study used qualitative methods to explore sur- . . . . vivors and healthcare practitioners’ views on cancer-related Keywords New Zealand Māori Indigenous Resilience impact and management strategies.
Supportive Care in Cancer – Springer Journals
Published: Oct 31, 2017
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