Psychosocial and sexual functioning of survivors of breast cancer.

@article{Kornblith2003PsychosocialAS,
  title={Psychosocial and sexual functioning of survivors of breast cancer.},
  author={A. Borris Kornblith and Jennifer A. Ligibel},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={799-813}
}
The literature documents that the majority of breast cancer survivors have adjusted well after their first 2 years since diagnosis. However, there is a subset of survivors reporting psychological distress, including depression and anxiety, involving approximately 30% by 4 years post-treatment, but widely ranging from 5% to 50%, depending on when diagnosed and time since treatment completion. Further, a large proportion of survivors report cancer-related problems long after treatment completion… CONTINUE READING

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