Accession Number:

ADA413703

Title:

Latina Breast Cancer Patients and Their Informal Support System

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Sep 1999-31 Aug 2002

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

Purpose, To understand the influence of Latino culture in breast cancer treatment, by developing a conceptual model of the informal support system utilized by 60 triads consisting of Latina cancer patients, their spousessignificant others and familyfriends. Participants are drawn from the Breast Cancer Treatment fund, which provides payment for services for uninsured women.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE