Advertisement

Topics

Life Without a Breast: Exploring the Experiences of Young Nigerian Women After Mastectomy for Breast Cancer.

08:00 EDT 1st May 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Life Without a Breast: Exploring the Experiences of Young Nigerian Women After Mastectomy for Breast Cancer."

The majority of women managed for breast cancer in Nigeria are relatively young, many in their forties. Mastectomy, the most common surgical treatment, raises psychosocial concerns. Understanding these concerns may help address the fears of women who refuse treatment and aid in the care of those who have had mastectomy.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Journal of global oncology
ISSN: 2378-9506
Pages: 1-6

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [19183 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Skin-related Quality of Life among Midwestern US Community-based Women with Breast Cancer Experiencing Radiodermatitis.

Little is known about the skin-related quality of life (QOL) among women receiving external radiotherapy (EBT) and who experience breast radiodermatitis. This pilot study aimed to describe the thought...

Factors Affecting Surgical Decisions in Newly Diagnosed Young Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer.

Given that young women with breast cancer often have concerns and priorities attributable to their life stage, we conducted a series of interviews to better understanding the surgical decision-making ...

"His tummy's only tiny" - Scientific feeding advice versus women's knowledge. Women's experiences of feeding their late preterm babies.

This paper reports on one element of a study exploring the experiences of women who are caring for late preterm baby/babies (LPBs) and focuses on their experiences of breastfeeding.

Obstetric Outcomes in Young Women with Breast Cancer: Prior, Postpartum, and Subsequent Pregnancies.

 To describe obstetric outcomes in a large cohort of young women with breast cancer, considering the chronological relationship of pregnancies with breast cancer diagnosis.

A randomized study to improve care for young women with breast cancer at community and academic medical oncology practices in the United States: The Young and Strong study.

The authors conducted a cluster randomized study to determine the effect of an exportable educational intervention for young women with breast cancer (YWI) on improving care.

Clinical Trials [14874 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The Life Experience of Young Women (Age 18-38) Who Live With Congenital Heart Disease

This research will focus on young women between the ages of 18-38 who underwent a heart operation and their life experiences. This research will focus on these life events and the paradigm...

Improving Surgical Decision-making in Young Women With Breast Cancer

The overall goal of this study is to qualitatively assess the surgical decision-making process from both the patient and physician perspective 1. Conduct short in-person interviews with...

Assessing the Response Rate of Neo-adjuvant Taxotere and Trastuzumab in Nigerian Women With Breast Cancer

This is a one stage phase II study with a single arm design. It will be conducted in HER-2 positive breast cancer patients in Nigeria who are chemotherapy/hormonal treatment naive.

Expressive Writing and Adjustment to Metastatic Breast Cancer

We are doing this study to see if writing about life experiences helps women adjust to breast cancer that has spread. We will compare two groups. One group will write about their breast ca...

Genotype and Phenotype in Early Onset Breast Cancer in Young Women on the Two Shores of the Mediterranean Sea

Breast cancer are common on mediterranean basin. Epidemiological data suggest that breast cancer in young women (< 40years old) is more aggressive in the Maghreb countries comparatively t...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Glandular tissue in the BREAST of human that is under the influence of hormones such as ESTROGENS; PROGESTINS; and PROLACTIN. In WOMEN, after PARTURITION, the mammary glands secrete milk (MILK, HUMAN) for the nourishment of the young.

A rare, benign, inflammatory breast disease occurring in premenopausal women shortly after a recent pregnancy. The origin is unknown but it is commonly mistaken for malignancy and sometimes associated with BREAST FEEDING and the use of ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES.

A fluid-filled closed cavity or sac that is lined by an EPITHELIUM and found in the BREAST. It may appear as a single large cyst in one breast, multifocal, or bilateral in FIBROCYSTIC BREAST DISEASE.

The state that distinguishes organisms from inorganic matter, manifested by growth, metabolism, reproduction, and adaptation. It includes the course of existence, the sum of experiences, the mode of existing, or the fact of being. Over the centuries inquiries into the nature of life have crossed the boundaries from philosophy to biology, forensic medicine, anthropology, etc., in creative as well as scientific literature. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed; Dr. James H. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)

An anabolic steroid that has been used in the treatment of male HYPOGONADISM, delayed puberty in males, and in the treatment of breast neoplasms in women.

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topics

Breast Cancer
Track and monitor developments in breast cancer research and commercial development.  Follow the tabs above to read the latest global news, research, clinical trials on breast cancer and follow companies active in the development of breast cancer tr...

Women's Health
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...


Searches Linking to this Article