n African Journal of Psychiatry - Mechanisms used to face difficulties encountered following surgical treatment for breast cancer : scientific letter

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1994-8220



Qualitative studies report factors that may affect the quality of life (QoL) of patients after breast cancer treatment. These range from lack of information provided by healthcare professions, in relation to complications, which include lymphedema and inflammatory processes, to emotional problems including shock, fear, revulsion, frustration, a negative body image, anxiety and depression.

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