Oral information about side effects of endocrine therapy for early breast cancer patients at initial consultation and first follow-up visit: an online survey.

@article{Luschin2014OralIA,
  title={Oral information about side effects of endocrine therapy for early breast cancer patients at initial consultation and first follow-up visit: an online survey.},
  author={Gero Luschin and Marion Habersack},
  journal={Health communication},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={
          421-6
        }
}
This study was initiated to identify how physicians inform women about specific side effects of endocrine therapy for early breast cancer. It is recommended that women with early breast cancer receive endocrine treatment for at least 5 years. Although this medication is an important step in curing breast cancer, continued application by patients is far below 100%; 30-50% of all women prematurely end their prescribed therapy. In an online survey, physicians specializing in treating breast cancer… CONTINUE READING

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