"Breast cancer changed our relationship"

Dunleavey, M. P.
October 2004
Self;Oct2004, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p108
Relates the experience of a breast cancer survivor in Baltimore, Maryland. Impact of the cancer on the family; Challenges faced by the couple; Arguments of the couple.


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