Postmastectomy pain syndromes.

  title={Postmastectomy pain syndromes.},
  author={Kristine Kwekkeboom},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  volume={19 1},
Pain associated with cancer and its treatment continues to be a significant concern for those persons diagnosed with the illness. This article will focus on pain syndromes associated with surgical interventions for women with breast cancer. Postmastectomy pain syndromes including postaxillary dissection pain and phantom breast pain will be described in terms of their nature, incidence, and temporal course based on current literature findings. Treatment strategies and implications for nursing… CONTINUE READING

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