Breast cancer : the embodied transfer of uncertainty and risk

Louise, Stephanie. 2004, Breast cancer : the embodied transfer of uncertainty and risk, Ph.D. thesis, School of Social and International Studies, Deakin University.

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Title Breast cancer : the embodied transfer of uncertainty and risk
Author Louise, Stephanie.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Social and International Studies
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2004
Keyword(s) Breast - Cancer - Patients
Breast - Cancer - Treatment
Summary The thesis highlights how women reconstruct themselves after mammography, following a positive diagnosis of cancer, and post mastectomy. It juxtaposes women's experiences of breast cancer with doctors' perceptions of their role in treating patients, allowing an understanding of how risk and uncertainty are transferred between the private and public spheres.
Language eng
Description of original vi, 298 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 362.19699449
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