Little is known about how young adults disclose their cancer diagnosis to family and friends, and whether there are similarities or differences between men and women. This article compares young adults' experiences of disclosing a cancer diagnosis, drawing on narrative interviews with 37 respondents aged 18 to 34 years.
- cancer diagnosis
- young adults
Hilton, S., Emslie, C., Hunt, K., Chapple, A., & Ziebland, S. (2009). Disclosing a cancer diagnosis to friends and family: a gendered analysis of young men's and women's experiences. Qualitative Health Research, 19(6), 744-754 . https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732309334737