publication . Article . 2018

Psychological status of patients with breast cancer following radiation therapy

G. A. Tkachenko; I. A. Gladilina; A. M. Stepanova; A. M. Shabanov; I. V. Vysozkaya; E. S. Makarov; N. R. Molodikova;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 16 Oct 2018 Journal: Opuholi Ženskoj Reproduktivnoj Sistemy, volume 14, issue 3, pages 15-18 (issn: 1994-4098, eissn: 1999-8627, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ABV-press
This article discusses clinical and psychological examination of 54 patients with stages I–IIA breast cancer after organ-sparing surgery and postoperative radiotherapy. Our results suggested that approximately half of the patients (51.9 %) had a significant increase in anxiety 6 months after completion of radiotherapy, whereas 40.4 % of women had mild depression.
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free text keywords: mental state, anxiety, depression, breast cancer, radiation therapy, Gynecology and obstetrics, RG1-991, Breast cancer, medicine.disease, medicine, Psychological status, Anxiety, medicine.symptom, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Mild depression, Postoperative radiotherapy, Radiation therapy, medicine.medical_treatment, business.industry, business
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