Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM): A systematic review of patient reported factors and psychological predictors influencing choice and satisfaction
Brittany Ager, Phyllis Butow, Jesse Jansen, Kelly-Anne Phillips, David Porter
BREAST | CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE | Published : 2016
OBJECTIVE: Conduct a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies exploring patient reported factors and psychological variables influencing the decision to have contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM), and satisfaction with CPM, in women with early stage breast cancer. METHODS: Studies were identified via databases: Medline, CINAHL, Embase and PsycINFO. Data were extracted by one author and crosschecked by two additional authors for accuracy. The quality of included articles was assessed using standardised criteria by three authors. RESULTS: Of the 1346 unique citations identified, 17 were studies that met the inclusion criteria. Studies included were primarily cross-sectio..View full abstract
Awarded by National Breast Cancer Foundation
This project is funded by the Australian and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG). KAP is an Australian National Breast Cancer Foundation Fellow. PB is an NHMRC Senior Principle Research Fellow.