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A Natural History of Family Cancer: Interactional Resources for Managing Illness (Health Communication) (Hampton Press Communication Series)

Family members and cancer patients routinely talk about and through cancer on the telphone. Yet little is known about the social organization of these conversations and how cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis impact everyday living. The culmination of a decade of research, this volume offers close examination of the first natural history of one family’s 13 month journey through a wife/mother/sister’s terminal cancer. From diagnosis through death of a loved one, analysis of these 61 family phone recordings and transcriptions offers primal insights about the fundamental importance of communication. Family members continually rely on one another when navigating through complex social, emotional, technical, and biomedical concerns associ

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