The influence of age on the breast surgery decision-making process Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast
  • Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
  • Decision Making
  • Mastectomy

abstract

  • Older women participate equally in breast cancer surgical decision making and are equally likely to select mastectomy, but use less knowledge to make the decision. The impact of education and ethnic origin on mastectomy use indicates the need for improved educational strategies for these groups.

publication date

  • March 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-007-9708-x

PubMed ID

  • 18058182

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 854

end page

  • 62

volume

  • 15

number

  • 3