Acceptance of adjuvant therapy and quality of life issues.

@article{Fallowfield2005AcceptanceOA,
  title={Acceptance of adjuvant therapy and quality of life issues.},
  author={Lesley Fallowfield},
  journal={Breast},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={
          612-6
        }
}
The acceptance of adjuvant treatment for early breast cancer (EBC) is dependent on the information that women are given about: available options, likely therapeutic gains, side effect profiles, convenience of treatment as well as their prior knowledge, experience and expectations. Acceptability in terms of adherence to treatment is then dependent on the actual burden experienced and the impact this has on quality of life (QoL). Studies show that >40% women do not adhere to tamoxifen because of… CONTINUE READING
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