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Human Studies

2021 Jul 22

Breast Cancer

Predictive factors for patients who need treatment for chronic post-surgical pain (CPSP) after breast cancer surgery.


Uemoto Y, Uchida M, Kondo N, Wanifuchi-Endo Y, Fujita T, Asano T, Hisada T, Nishikawa S, Katagiri Y, Terada M, Kato A, Okuda K, Sugiura H, Osaga S, Akechi T, Toyama T
Breast Cancer. 2021 Jul 22.
PMID: 34292500.


Although chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP) after breast cancer surgery is a common and prevalent postsurgical adverse event, the need for CPSP treatment has not been investigated. This study examined the proportion of patients who needed treatment for CPSP and associated predictors.