Journal article

Increasing Mastectomy Rates-The Effect of Environmental Factors on the Choice for Mastectomy: A Comparative Analysis Between Canada and the United States

Andrea M Covelli, Nancy N Baxter, Margaret I Fitch, Frances C Wright

Annals of Surgical Oncology | SPRINGER | Published : 2014


Funding Acknowledgements

With sincere thanks to all of the participating surgeons who offered their time and shared their experiences. Dr. Covelli received a research fellowship from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Roche Physician Fellowship Program, and 1 year of salary support from the Clinical Investigator Program, Ontario Ministry of Health salary support program. Dr. Covelli also received a travel grant from the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, to present work related to this research. The Surgeon Scientist Training Program provided indirect financial support to Dr. Covelli through programs delivered to surgeon scientists-in-training in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. Dr. Baxter holds the Cancer Care Ontario Chair Health Services Research Chair.