Symptom burden clusters: a challenge for targeted symptom management. A longitudinal study examining symptom burden clusters in breast cancer.

@article{Sarenmalm2014SymptomBC,
  title={Symptom burden clusters: a challenge for targeted symptom management. A longitudinal study examining symptom burden clusters in breast cancer.},
  author={Elisabeth Kenne Sarenmalm and Maria Browall and Fannie G. Gaston-Johansson},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2014},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={731-41}
}
CONTEXT Although there has been a growing interest in cancer symptom clusters, less is known about symptom burden clusters. OBJECTIVES To explore clusters of burdensome symptoms over time, the impact on health status and quality of life, and coping capacity in patients with breast cancer. METHODS In this longitudinal study, a sample of 206 patients… CONTINUE READING