Experiences with weight change in African-American breast cancer survivors.

@article{Halbert2008ExperiencesWW,
  title={Experiences with weight change in African-American breast cancer survivors.},
  author={Chanita Hughes Halbert and Benita Weathers and Rogette Esteve and Janet E Audrain-McGovern and Shiriki K Kumanyika and Angela DeMichele and Frances K. Barg},
  journal={The breast journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={182-7}
}
Although weight gain is a common side effect of breast cancer treatment, limited empirical data are available on how African-American breast cancer survivors react to changes in their weight following diagnosis and treatment. The purpose of this study was to explore psychological and behavioral reactions to weight change in African-American breast cancer survivors. We conducted a qualitative study to explore reactions to weight change following diagnosis and treatment in 34 African-American… CONTINUE READING

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