Inclusion Criteria

Exclusion Criteria

1) Primary research studies that discuss the challenges of carers who are caring for their husbands with cancer

2) Studies which discuss both male and female challenges were included if differences between challenges were clear

3) Research that used adult population in their study

4) Articles which are published in the English language

5) Literature reviews even if not primary research were included because they discussed challenges of carers

6) Articles published from 2000 to date

1) Articles published in non-English

2) Unpublished “grey” literature

3) Articles published before 2000

4) Studies on minors under 18 years of age