Concerns over altered body image following breast surgery
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Concerns over altered body image following breast surgery

Dion Smyth Lecturer-practitioner, Cancer and palliative care at Birmingham City University

Among women who have undergone breast surgery to lessen the possibility of an inherited augmented risk of breast cancer, negative perceptions of an altered body image can persist for many years, a Swedish study has found.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 18, 3, 10-10. doi: 10.7748/cnp.18.3.10.s8

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