Impact of two different dose-intensity chemotherapy regimens on psychological distress in early breast cancer patients.

@article{Mastro2002ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of two different dose-intensity chemotherapy regimens on psychological distress in early breast cancer patients.},
  author={Lucia Del Mastro and Massimo Costantini and Gabriella Morasso and Francesca Bonci and Marina Bergaglio and Stefano Banducci and Paola Viterbori and Pierfranco Cont{\'e} and Riccardo Rosso and Marco Venturini},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={359-66}
}
In order to improve outcome, new, often more toxic chemotherapy regimens are continuously investigated in early breast cancer patients. Because the expected survival improvement is small, the possible increase in the negative effects of the new treatments should be carefully evaluated. Negative effects are represented not only by acute and chronic toxicity, but also by the adverse psychological impact of chemotherapy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect on patient-reported… CONTINUE READING

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