Quality of life, fertility concerns, and behavioral health outcomes in younger breast cancer survivo

@article{HowardAnderson2012QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life, fertility concerns, and behavioral health outcomes in younger breast cancer survivo},
  author={Jessica Howard-Anderson and Patricia A. Ganz and Julienne E. Bower and Annette L. Stanton},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2012},
  volume={104 5},
  pages={386-405}
}
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women younger than age 50 years. Cancer treatments in younger women may cause premature menopause, infertility, and negative psychosocial effects. In this systematic review, we examined three key domains of functioning that are particularly relevant for younger breast cancer survivors: health-related quality of life (QOL), menopausal symptoms and fertility concerns, and behavioral health outcomes. METHODS We conducted a literature review… CONTINUE READING
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