journal contribution posted on 10.02.2021, 03:30 by Adam J Masa, Helena Martinez-Bredeck, Tamara L Butler, Kate Anderson, Afaf Girgis, Samar AounSamar Aoun, Joan Cunningham, Claire E Wakefield, Shaouli Shahid, Allan B Smith, Gail Garvey
Caregivers of Indigenous cancer survivors provide critical unpaid support to survivors, yet they rarely receive
information or training for this role and may themselves benefit from support services. Little is documented about the experiences of caregivers of Indigenous cancer survivors. The aim of this systematic review was to identify and aggregate qualitative research describing the experiences of caregivers of Indigenous cancer survivors in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States.
This study was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Targeted Approaches To Improve Cancer Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians (TACTICS; #1153027) and the Australian Research Council (ARC) funded project IN180100047 titled Assessing supportive care needs of Indigenous cancer survivors’ caregivers. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funder.
JournalJournal of Psychosocial Oncology Research and Practice
Pagination12p. (p. 1-12)
PublisherWolters Kluwer Health Inc.
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