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Different pathways in social support and quality of life between Korean American and Korean breast and gynecological cancer survivors.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation
Publication Date
Volume
17
Issue
5
Pages
679–689
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s11136-008-9343-4
PMID: 18421572
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study provides practical research information by illuminating the relationships between social support components influencing QOL for Korean American and Korean survivors. This study may increase the utility and efficacy of the research and interventions to enhance cancer survivors' social participation and to diminish barriers to follow-up care, considering the different living conditions between the United States and Korea.

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