Correlates of breast reconstruction: Results from a population-based study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mammaplasty

abstract

  • The results of the current study found that the majority of women were aware of breast reconstruction but choose not to undergo the procedure. Lack of knowledge and a greater perception of barriers to the procedure were more common among African-American patients and women with a lower education level, suggesting a need for improved educational strategies.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.21444

PubMed ID

  • 16216000

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2340

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 104

number

  • 11