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PHENOMENOLOGY STUDY: CHANGE IN THE PERCEPTION OF CANCER PATIENTS DUE TO FAMILY SUPPORTS
Kristianto Dwi Nugroho* and Ucip Sucipto
Background: Cancer is a cell which abnormally grows in human body and can particularly damage other parts of body. During the healing process of cancer, there will be a physical and psychological changing towards the patients. The psychological exchange could happen directly or can also discharge the patient?s life quality. Social support can increase the adaptation of patients during the healing period. The smallest social environment that can help the healing process is the family so that family support is needed to refine the patients? perception until they have the spirit to recover. Objective: The aim of this study is to analyze changes in the perception of cancer patients start from patients' rejection as far as having spirit to recover. Methods: The research design used in this study is a qualitative study with a phenomenological perspective. This study explains an idea about the symptoms that arise about the subject's experience that gives meaning towards an event. Results: This research proposes three main themes, which are: (1) Family support towards patients during the healing process (2) Acceptance of cancer patients (3) Passion for recovery of cancer patients. Conclusions: The smallest social environment support is needed in changing patients' paradigms from rejection to the emergence of a passion for recovery.[Full Text Article]