Psychological reactions to progression of metastatic breast cancer--an interview study.

@article{Svensson2009PsychologicalRT,
  title={Psychological reactions to progression of metastatic breast cancer--an interview study.},
  author={Helene Svensson and Yvonne Brandberg and Zakaria Einbeigi and Thomas Hatschek and Karin M Ahlberg},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={55-63}
}
Knowledge about how patients experience their situation at the point of disease progression after first-line chemotherapy is limited. It is important to investigate this area to better understand and support women with advanced-stage disease. The study explored psychological reactions and coping on disease progression after first-line chemotherapy among women with metastatic breast cancer. Interviews were held with 20 patients with breast cancer who were included in a randomized study of first… CONTINUE READING