The Cost of Survival: Colorectal Cancer Survivors' Experiences of Bowel Dysfunction

Amanda Drury

Trinity College Dublin

I am a registered general nurse, currently undertaking a PhD in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin funded by the Health Research Board. I am conducting a mixed methods research study which investigates colorectal cancer survivors' quality of life and experience of healthcare.Qualifications2016: Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise, Trinity College Dublin.2015: Postgraduate Certificate in Statistics, Trinity College Dublin.2012: Master of Science Cancer Care, Trinity College Dublin.2008: Bachelor of Science General Nursing, Trinity College Dublin.


Background Bowel dysfunction is a potential chronic side-effect of surgical excision and irradiation of colorectal cancer (CRC). Survivors of CRC may be predisposed to more frequent bowel movement, faecal incontinence, and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Amanda Drury (Trinity College Dublin)
  2. Sheila Payne (Lancaster University)
  3. Anne-Marie Brady (Trinity College Dublin)

Topic Area

Topics: Adult Healthcare


CC » Cancer Care (15:00 - Wednesday, 9th November, Seminar Room 1.26)

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