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Caregiver Burden Among Informal Caregivers of Women with Breast Cancer


  • Israel Olatunji Gabriel

    (Department of Anaesthesia, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria)

  • Joel O Aluko

    (The Department of Nursing, University of Ilorin, Nigeria)

  • Mohammed Ibrahim Okeme

    (Chief Nurse Educator, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria)


Breast cancer presents a typical picture of the enormity of cancer burden on the Nigerian nation...

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  • Israel Olatunji Gabriel & Joel O Aluko & Mohammed Ibrahim Okeme, 2019. "Caregiver Burden Among Informal Caregivers of Women with Breast Cancer," Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research, Biomedical Research Network+, LLC, vol. 15(3), pages 1-9, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:abf:journl:v:15:y:2019:i:3:p:1-9
    DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2019.15.002704

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    Biomedical Sciences; Biomedical Research; Technical Research; Cancer; Oncology; Caregiver burden; Informal caregivers; Self-efficacy; Social support;
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    • R00 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General - - - General
    • Z0 - Other Special Topics - - General


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