Wenger, L., Oliffe, J. & Bottorff, J. (2014). Psychosocial oncology supports for men : A scoping review and recommendations. American Journal of Men's Health,10(1), 39-58. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1177/1557988314555361
Although men’s cancer experiences have received limited attention within the field of psychosocial oncology, increasing attention is being devoted to the development and evaluation of men-centered programs. This scoping review describes this emergent body of literature, detailing the focus, participation, and impact of interventions designed to help men with cancer build illness-specific knowledge, adapt to illness, manage side effects, distress, and uncertainty, sustain relationships, and more. Striving to build on existing knowledge, research gaps and opportunities are discussed, including a need for stronger methodologies, more tailored and targeted supports, attention to the experiences of men with nonprostate cancers, and the explicit integration of gender analyses in the research process.
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