Attitudes of cancer patients after diagnosis: How cancer affects social life? A Turkish Oncology Group study

Nayir E., Koyuncu M. B., Esin E., Turker I., TANRIVERDİ Ö., UYSAL M., ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.22, no.1, pp.208-213, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.208-213
  • Keywords: cancer, chemotherapy, lifestyle, media, psychological status, POSTTRAUMATIC GROWTH
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Each year, 12.7 million people learn that they have cancer and 8.2 million people die of= cancer worldwide. Cancer is a major public health issue which causes fundamental changes in the lives of patients and their families. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the lives of patients after diagnosis and determine the changes in their lifestyles.