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Abreast in a boat--a race against breast cancer.

@article{McKenzie1998AbreastIA,
  title={Abreast in a boat--a race against breast cancer.},
  author={Donald C. McKenzie},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1998},
  volume={159 4},
  pages={
          376-8
        }
}
  • D. McKenzie
  • Published 25 August 1998
  • Medicine
  • CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne
Many patients trying to get back to “real life” after a serious illness are disheartened to find that the post-treatment phase of their care is sadly wanting. Survivors of breast cancer are no exception. Many women describe a period of uncertainty and depression, often of considerable length, after active treatment ends. Their anxieties and concerns about the illness remain, but they lose contact with the medical support network. There are no standardized guidelines for the management of… 

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