C�ncer de mama: a mulher e os sentimentos em quest�o

Barbosa, Ana Cristina Haciel; Barbosa, M�rcia; Silva, Janize Carlos da; Trandafilov, Amanda Zapparoli
January 2011
Revista Cient�fica de Enfermagem - RECIEN;jan2011, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p15
Academic Journal
Breast cancer is probably the most feared by woman because of its high frequency, and especially because it damages a prized part of your body, together with the images of intimacy, offering, donation and refuge. According to National Cancer Institute, is the leading cause of death among woman. This study aimed identify the feelings experienced by women after diagnosis of breast cancer, a disease almost always associated with the stigma of death. We used the literature review as a method. The bases Lillacs, Scielo, Bireme, and books on the subject were used for the process of data collection. The study enabled us to understand that the confirmation of the diagnosis triggers a process of conflict, causing a mixture of feelings. For a qualified assistance, therefore, nursing professionals should consider these feelings by giving the opportunity for woman to adopt a positive attitude, seeking to strengthen resources for solving them.


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