Survivorship and complications of treatment in breast cancer.

  title={Survivorship and complications of treatment in breast cancer.},
  author={Ewa E Mrozek and Charles L. Shapiro},
  journal={Clinical advances in hematology & oncology : H&O},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={211-22, 238}
The majority of women treated today for breast cancer are long-term survivors. The overall benefits of adjuvant therapy in women with breast cancer favor treatment even in the subset of patients with node-negative invasive breast cancer. The short- and long-term side effects of combined modality treatment have a significant impact on morbidity and quality of life. Continued emphasis on improving survival, decreasing recurrence, and minimizing treatment toxicity are the goals of ongoing breast… CONTINUE READING


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