Surgical options for the early-stage breast cancer: factors associated with patient choice and postoperative quality of life.

@article{Pusic1999SurgicalOF,
  title={Surgical options for the early-stage breast cancer: factors associated with patient choice and postoperative quality of life.},
  author={Andrea L. Pusic and Terry A Thompson and Carolyn L. Kerrigan and Robert Sargeant and Sheri Slezak and B W Chang and K J Kelzlsouer and Paul N. Manson},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={104 5},
  pages={1325-33}
}
Patients with early-stage breast cancer have three surgical options: lumpectomy with radiotherapy, mastectomy alone, and mastectomy with breast reconstruction. Our objective was to compare women in these three groups with respect to demographics, preoperative counseling, postoperative body image, and quality of life. Women having undergone surgery for stage 1 or 2 breast cancer between 1990 and 1995 were selected by random sampling of hospital tumor registries and were mailed a self… CONTINUE READING
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