Assessment of psychosocial factors and distress in women having adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer: the relationship among emotional distress and patient and treatment-related factors


ATEŞ Ö. , SOYLU C. , BABACAN T. , Sarici F., KERTMEN N. , Allen D., ...Daha Fazla

SPRINGERPLUS, cilt.5, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

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Purpose: The aims of this study were to comprehensively describe the psychosocial and medical characteristics of women who initiated tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitors for breast cancer and to compare levels of emotional distress according to their medical (tumor demographics, treatment type, treatment duration) and psychosocial (self-esteem, perceived social support, sociodemographic) characteristics.