Variable Details:

Source:

Mellon, Suzanne , and Laurel L. Northouse (2001), "Family Survivorship and Quality of Life Following a Cancer Diagnosis ", Research in Nursing and health, 24, 446-459.
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Variable



Definition:

  • The amount of concern patients have about the probability of the cancer returning in the future.


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Citations:

  • Northouse, L. L. (1981), "Mastectomy patients and the fear of cancer recurrence.", Cancer Nursing, 4, 213-220. [Endnote]