Patient involvement in surgery treatment decisions for breast cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
  • Decision Making
  • Mastectomy
  • Mastectomy, Segmental
  • Patient Participation

abstract

  • Most women reported that they made or shared the decision about surgical treatment. More patient involvement in decision making was associated with greater use of mastectomy. Racial differences in the association of involvement with receipt of treatment suggest that the decision-making process varies by racial groups.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2005.06.217

PubMed ID

  • 16110013

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 5526

end page

  • 33

volume

  • 23

number

  • 24