Effect of esthetic outcome after breast-conserving surgery on psychosocial functioning and quality of life Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Esthetics
  • Mastectomy, Segmental
  • Quality of Life

abstract

  • Pronounced breast asymmetry after BCS is significantly correlated with poor psychosocial functioning. Identifying patients at risk for postoperative asymmetry at the time of consultation may allow for improved referral for supportive counseling, prosthetics, and reconstruction.

publication date

  • September 15, 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2007.13.1375

PubMed ID

  • 18612149

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3331

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 26

number

  • 20