Biography

E. Nedelec, Ph.D. candidate at Université de Bordeaux. Elise Nédélec is a Ph.D. candidate in social sciences, specializing in medical and health anthropology. She also has been a lecturer at Université de Paris for two years, after a year at Université de Bordeaux. Her main fieldwork is in West Africa, mostly in Côte d’Ivoire, ever-since 2015. She interrogates the construction of breast and cervical cancer experiences for patients, survivors, their families, and healthcare workers. This article is an original opportunity to focus on survivors’ experiences and specific challenges related to the temporality of post-cancer treatments. This situation is misunderstood invisible as there is not much scientific social research on this topic.