September 23rd, 2011

Breast cancer survivors show interest in survivorship clinics

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Lower quality of life was associated with younger age, chemotherapy usage, hormonal therapy and distress among survivors of breast cancer, according to a study on the needs and preferences of breast cancer survivors presented here at the 2011 ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium…According to Daniela L. Stan, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., the aim of the study was to assess satisfaction with follow-up care, needs and preferences for survivorship care and physical and psychological health concerns. "There are 2 million breast cancer survivors in the United States, and that number is expected to grow significantly," Stan said.

HemOnc Today, , 9/23/11

Tags: Breast Cancer

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