Journal article

Follow-up of Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer

M Jefford, GB Mann, L Nolte, L Russell, M Brennan

Current Breast Cancer Reports | Elsevier | Published : 2014

Abstract

Worldwide, there are over 6 million women with a personal history of breast cancer. Survivors may experience a range of issues as a consequence of treatment for breast cancer, including physical, emotional and psychological, and practical issues. In addition, cancer diagnosis and treatments impact on relationships, caregivers, and family members. Current follow-up care is often inadequate as women may not have the broad range of consequences adequately managed. Together with looming shortages within the health workforce, these issues present major challenges to the delivery of ideal care for survivors. This article reviews issues that may be encountered by survivors, preferences indicated by..

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