Conflicts in decision-making for breast cancer surgery Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Conflict (Psychology)
  • Decision Making
  • Mastectomy, Segmental
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'

abstract

  • High-volume surgeons and those in cancer centers more frequently endorse current clinical guidelines that favor BCS over mastectomy, resulting in greater conflict with patients. These findings support patient reports that patient choice is a key factor in continued mastectomy use.

publication date

  • September 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-007-9431-7

PubMed ID

  • 17510771

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2463

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 14

number

  • 9