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2020 May

Ann Surg Treat Res



Surgical impact on anxiety of patients with breast cancer: 12-month follow-up prospective longitudinal study.


Kim J Y, Cho J, Lee S, Choi E-K, Kim I-R, Lee J E, Kim S W, Nam S-J
Ann Surg Treat Res. 2020 May; 98(5):215-223.
PMID: 32411626.


Breast cancer diagnosis and treatment often produce stress in patients. Anxiety is one of the most prevalent psychological symptoms perceived by breast cancer patients. This study aims to evaluate the temporal patterns of anxiety and find factors associated with persistent anxiety during breast cancer treatment.