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Physical and psychological scars: the impact of breast cancer on women's body image

Physical and psychological scars: the impact of breast cancer on women's body image While breast cancer remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the UK, the number of those living with the residual consequences of the disease and its treatment is rising. Women are likely to undergo several different treatments, each accompanied by changes to appearance. This can impose an adverse impact on their body image. Helena Lewis-Smith reviews research in this area http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Aesthetic Nursing Mark Allen Group

Physical and psychological scars: the impact of breast cancer on women's body image

Journal of Aesthetic Nursing , Volume 4 (2): 4 – Mar 2, 2015

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Mark Allen Group
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Copyright © 2015 MA Healthcare Limited
ISSN
2050-3717
eISSN
2052-2878
DOI
10.12968/joan.2015.4.2.80
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Abstract

While breast cancer remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the UK, the number of those living with the residual consequences of the disease and its treatment is rising. Women are likely to undergo several different treatments, each accompanied by changes to appearance. This can impose an adverse impact on their body image. Helena Lewis-Smith reviews research in this area

Journal

Journal of Aesthetic NursingMark Allen Group

Published: Mar 2, 2015

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