Breast Cancer Treatment After-Effects are Unique and Should be Treated Individually, Survey Reveals

Breast Cancer Treatment After-Effects are Unique and Should be Treated Individually, Survey Reveals

breast cancer painBreast cancer is a treatable disease, but the chemotherapy or surgery associated with the disease are treatments that afflict patients and leave different "sequelae," or after-effects, depending on the individual. Although some symptoms may be experienced by most patients, ultimately each experience is unique, as concluded by a recent study conducted by Stefan Feiten and colleagues from the Institut für Versorgungsforschung in der Onkologie, in Koblenz, Germany, and published in the Deutsches Ärzteblatt International journal, entitled, "Breast Cancer Morbidity: Ausgabe_A Questionnaire Survey of Patients on the Long Term Effects of Disease and Adjuvant Therapy."

According to the researchers, people often assume that the main difference between breast cancer treatment from patient to patient is whether they receive a mastectomy or not. However, symptoms such as pain, fatigue, exhaustion, or sleep disturbances represent the biggest di

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