The prevention of disablement: A framework for the breast cancer trajectory.

@article{Reigle2006ThePO,
  title={The prevention of disablement: A framework for the breast cancer trajectory.},
  author={Beverly S Reigle},
  journal={Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={174-9}
}
  • Beverly S Reigle
  • Published 2006 in
    Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of…
More than 2 million women in the United States are breast cancer survivors. This is largely due to advances in early detection and treatment and is underscored by a survival rate of 88% at 5 years postdiagnosis for all stages of breast cancer. Although much progress has been made in combating the disease, women diagnosed with breast cancer endure multiple assaults to the body both from the disease and treatments. Surgical and adjuvant therapies are associated with complications and side effects… CONTINUE READING

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