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Breast Cancer.

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Psycho-Social Aspects of Early Detection and Treatment.. Edited by Brand P. C., van Keep P. A.. . 114 pages. University Park Press; , Baltimore: , 1978.. Price, $19.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1978;89(6):1024. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-89-6-1024_1
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Proceedings of an International Health Foundation-sponsored round-table meeting held in May 1977 in Brussels. Surgeons, psychologists, sociologists, a psychiatrist, and a female volunteer worker who had had breast cancer discussed two aspects of psychosocial problems resulting from breast cancer: the psychosocial difficulties women may face after mastectomy, and the psychosocial factors that play a role in whether or not women participate in screening programs for breast cancer. For all professional workers who deal with patients who have breast cancer.


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