Group Appointments in a Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic

  title={Group Appointments in a Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic},
  author={Kathryn J Trotter and Susan M. Schneider and Barbara S. Turner},
  booktitle={Journal of the advanced practitioner in oncology},
Breast cancer survivors have unique needs after the active treatment period is completed. They may have to deal with long-term adverse effects of cancer and its treatment such as chronic fatigue, lymphedema, pain, diminished concentration, weight gain, limited mobility, and sexual dysfunction (Hewitt, Greenfield, & Stovall, 2006; Jacobs et al., 2009; Miller, 2008). Psychosocial morbidity—including anxiety, depression, changed body image, and personal relationships (Hart, 2007)—is an issue, as… CONTINUE READING