TITLE

Surviving breast cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Hugi, Maria
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 3, p397
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details a physician's bout with breast cancer and her subsequent survival. Diagnosis and treatment description; Effect of the illness on her family life; Feelings regarding group therapy; Job difficulties; Work as a representative of the Canadian Breast Cancer Network.
ACCESSION #
9707221832

 

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