Predictors of depression in breast cancer patients treated with radiation: role of prior chemotherapy and nuclear factor kappa B.

@article{Torres2013PredictorsOD,
  title={Predictors of depression in breast cancer patients treated with radiation: role of prior chemotherapy and nuclear factor kappa B.},
  author={Mylin A. Torres and Thaddeus W. W. Pace and Tian-kuan Liu and Jennifer C. Felger and Donna Mister and Gregory Doho and Jordan N. Kohn and Andrea Marie Barsevick and Qi Long and Andrew H. Miller},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2013},
  volume={119 11},
  pages={1951-9}
}
BACKGROUND Depression is common during and after breast cancer treatment. However, the role of specific therapeutic modalities and related biologic mechanisms remains unclear. Radiation is an essential component of breast-conserving therapy and may contribute to depression in patients with breast cancer through the activation of inflammatory pathways… CONTINUE READING