An-Najah Blogs :: Shurouq Ghaleb Mousa Qadose http://blogs.najah.edu/author/shurouq-qadose An-Najah Blogs :: Shurouq Ghaleb Mousa Qadose en-us Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:52:15 IDT Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:52:15 IDT webmaster@najah.edu webmaster@najah.edu Experience of chemotherapy from the perspective of the patients with leukemiahttp://blogs.najah.edu/staff/shurouq-qadose/article/Experience-of-chemotherapy-from-the-perspective-of-the-patients-with-leukemiaPublished ArticlesAbstract Few qualitative studies explore patients experience changes due to receiving chemotherapy agents Issues such as how such changes impact daily life their consequences and how patients respond to chemotherapy changes have not previously been systematically addressed The aim of this study is to explore leukemic patient experiences of chemotherapy Conversational semi-structured interviews which allow degree of freedom and adaptability in getting information from individuals will conducts with participants with leukemia diagnoses These data were subsequently analyzed using a modified phenomenological analysis framework From the interview with participants three major themes emerged from the data striving for normality feeling up feeling down flagging Also the major theme emerged from data and shared between all participants according to strategies employed by individual to cope with the physical effect of chemotherapy is rest Key words Chemotherapy Leukemia and Semi structure interview phenomenology