HUBUNGAN DUKUNGAN KELUARGA DENGAN KUALITAS HIDUP PENDERITA KANKER PAYUDARA YANG MENJALANI KEMOTERAPI
Ni Luh Adi Satriani, S.Kp., M.Kep., Sp.Mat., Ni Luh Putu Citra Aryanthi
oncology, breast cancer, family support, quality of life
Breast cancer is a condition in which the cells have lost control in the normal mechanism. Chemotherapy is one of the therapies undertaken. Breast cancer patients have a dependency on the family. Family support will be able to improve the life quality of breast cancer patients. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of family support with the quality of life of breast cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy in AngsokaII Ward of SanglahGeneral Hospital in 2015. This study used analytic design with cross sectional approach. The sampling technique used wasconvenience sampling. Number of samples was 56 respondents who met the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Data collection tools used was questionnaires about family support and WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire. Data analysis technique used statistical test Spearman Rank (rho) with a significance level of 0.05 which obtained p value of 0.02, which means there was a significant relationship between family’s support and the quality of life of breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy In this study the majority of respondents had high family support and quality of life was categorically moderate. The higher the family’s support the higher quality of life for breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy in Angsoka II Ward of Sanglah General Hospital.