Decision involvement and receipt of mastectomy among racially and ethnically diverse breast cancer patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Body Image
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Decision Making
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Mastectomy

abstract

  • Greater patient involvement in decision making was associated with receipt of mastectomy for all racial and ethnic groups. Patient attitudes about surgery and the opinions of family and friends contribute to surgical choices made by women with breast cancer.

publication date

  • October 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2758308

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/jnci/djp271

PubMed ID

  • 19720966

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1337

end page

  • 47

volume

  • 101

number

  • 19