Factors associated with supportive care needs of patients under treatment for breast cancer.

@article{SchmidBchi2013FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with supportive care needs of patients under treatment for breast cancer.},
  author={Silvia Schmid-B{\"u}chi and Ruud J. G. Halfens and Marianne Mueller and Theo W. N. Dassen and Bart H W van den Borne},
  journal={European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={22-9}
}
PURPOSE This study aimed at gaining insight into supportive care needs and cancer treatment-related symptoms, and to determine factors associated with supportive care needs. Breast cancer and its treatment cause emotional trauma and health complaints. These lead to supportive care needs in some patients, while others are more able to cope with these consequences themselves. To be able to address these needs, it is important to identify patients' needs at the time they arise. METHODS Women (n… CONTINUE READING

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