International Journal of Cancer Management

Published by: Kowsar

Supportive Care of Breast Cancer Patients in Iran: A Systematic Review

Nasim Khosravi 1 , Najmeh Nazeri 2 , Vahid Farajivafa 1 , Asiie Olfatbakhsh 2 , Alireza Atashi 3 , Maryam Koosha 2 and Shahpar Haghighat 2 , *
Authors Information
1 Physical Education and Sport Sciences Department, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
2 Breast Cancer Research Center, Motamed Cancer Institute, ACECR, Tehran, Iran
3 E-Health Department, Virtual School, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Cancer Management: April 30, 2019, 12 (4); e83255
  • Published Online: April 23, 2019
  • Article Type: Systematic Review
  • Received: August 12, 2018
  • Revised: March 17, 2019
  • Accepted: March 18, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijcm.83255

To Cite: Khosravi N, Nazeri N, Farajivafa V, Olfatbakhsh A, Atashi A, et al. Supportive Care of Breast Cancer Patients in Iran: A Systematic Review, Int J Cancer Manag. 2019 ; 12(4):e83255. doi: 10.5812/ijcm.83255.

Abstract
Copyright © 2019, Author(s). This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Context
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Data Sources
5. Study Selection
6. Data Extraction
7. Results
8. Discussion
9. Conclusions
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Di Lascio S, Pagani O. Is it time to address survivorship in advanced breast cancer? A review article. Breast. 2017;31:167-72. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2016.10.022. [PubMed: 27871024].
  • 2. Howard-Anderson J, Ganz PA, Bower JE, Stanton AL. Quality of life, fertility concerns, and behavioral health outcomes in younger breast cancer survivors: A systematic review. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2012;104(5):386-405. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djr541. [PubMed: 22271773].
  • 3. Campbell-Enns HJ, Woodgate RL. The psychosocial experiences of women with breast cancer across the lifespan: A systematic review. Psychooncology. 2017;26(11):1711-21. doi: 10.1002/pon.4281. [PubMed: 27648726].
  • 4. Loh SY, Musa AN. Methods to improve rehabilitation of patients following breast cancer surgery: A review of systematic reviews. Breast Cancer (Dove Med Press). 2015;7:81-98. doi: 10.2147/BCTT.S47012. [PubMed: 25792854]. [PubMed Central: PMC4360828].
  • 5. McNeely ML, Campbell KL, Rowe BH, Klassen TP, Mackey JR, Courneya KS. Effects of exercise on breast cancer patients and survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis. CMAJ. 2006;175(1):34-41. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.051073. [PubMed: 16818906]. [PubMed Central: PMC1482759].
  • 6. Bicego D, Brown K, Ruddick M, Storey D, Wong C, Harris SR. Effects of exercise on quality of life in women living with breast cancer: A systematic review. Breast J. 2009;15(1):45-51. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4741.2008.00670.x. [PubMed: 19120381].
  • 7. Pan Y, Yang K, Wang Y, Zhang L, Liang H. Could yoga practice improve treatment-related side effects and quality of life for women with breast cancer? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Asia Pac J Clin Oncol. 2017;13(2):e79-95. doi: 10.1111/ajco.12329. [PubMed: 25560636].
  • 8. Kang DW, Lee J, Suh SH, Ligibel J, Courneya KS, Jeon JY. Effects of exercise on insulin, IGF axis, adipocytokines, and inflammatory markers in breast cancer survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017;26(3):355-65. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-16-0602. [PubMed: 27742668].
  • 9. Fouladi N, Pourfarzi F, Ali-Mohammadi H, Masumi A, Agamohammadi M, Mazaheri E. Process of coping with mastectomy: A qualitative study in Iran. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2013;14(3):2079-84. [PubMed: 23679322].
  • 10. Harandy TF, Ghofranipour F, Montazeri A, Anoosheh M, Bazargan M, Mohammadi E, et al. Muslim breast cancer survivor spirituality: Coping strategy or health seeking behavior hindrance? Health Care Women Int. 2010;31(1):88-98. doi: 10.1080/07399330903104516. [PubMed: 20390638].
  • 11. Harandy TF, Ghofranipour F, Montazeri A, Anoosheh M, Mohammadi E, Ahmadi F, et al. Health-related quality of life in iranian breast cancer survivors: A qualitative study. Appl Res Qual Life. 2010;5(2):121-32. doi: 10.1007/s11482-010-9097-3.
  • 12. Joulaee A, Joolaee S, Kadivar M, Hajibabaee F. Living with breast cancer: Iranian women's lived experiences. Int Nurs Rev. 2012;59(3):362-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-7657.2012.00979.x. [PubMed: 22897187].
  • 13. Khakbazan Z, Roudsari RL, Taghipour A, Mohammadi E, Pour RO. Appraisal of breast cancer symptoms by Iranian women: Entangled cognitive, emotional and socio-cultural responses. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014;15(19):8135-42. [PubMed: 25338996].
  • 14. Moradian S, Aledavood SA, Tabatabaee A. Iranian cancer patients and their perspectives: A qualitative study. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2012;21(3):377-83. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2354.2011.01293.x. [PubMed: 21955041].
  • 15. Nasrabadi AN, Bahabadi AH, Hashemi F, Valiee S, Seif H. Views of Iranian patients on life with cancer: A phenomenological study. Nurs Health Sci. 2011;13(2):216-20. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-2018.2011.00604.x. [PubMed: 21595817].
  • 16. Sadati AK, Lankarani KB, Gharibi V, Fard ME, Ebrahimzadeh N, Tahmasebi S. Religion as an empowerment context in the narrative of women with breast cancer. J Relig Health. 2015;54(3):1068-79. doi: 10.1007/s10943-014-9907-2. [PubMed: 25008190].
  • 17. Sajadian A, Montazeri A. [Exploring the experiences of Iranian women with breast cancer: A qualitative study]. Iran J Epidemiol. 2011;7(2):8-16. Persian.
  • 18. Taleghani F, Bahrami M, Loripoor M, Yousefi A. Empowerment needs of women with breast cancer: A qualitative study. Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2014;16(11). e16379. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.16379. [PubMed: 25763213]. [PubMed Central: PMC4329958].
  • 19. Taleghani F, Yekta ZP, Nasrabadi AN. Coping with breast cancer in newly diagnosed Iranian women. J Adv Nurs. 2006;54(3):265-72. discussion 272-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2006.03808_1.x. [PubMed: 16629910].
  • 20. Taleghani F, Yekta ZP, Nasrabadi AN, Kappeli S. Adjustment process in Iranian women with breast cancer. Cancer Nurs. 2008;31(3):E32-41. doi: 10.1097/01.NCC.0000305720.98518.35. [PubMed: 18453870].
  • 21. Nasiri A, Taleghani F, Irajpour A. Men's sexual issues after breast cancer in their wives: A qualitative study. Cancer Nurs. 2012;35(3):236-44. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e31822d48e5. [PubMed: 22538261].
  • 22. Hashemi-Ghasemabadi M, Taleghani F, Yousefy A, Kohan S. Transition to the new role of caregiving for families of patients with breast cancer: A qualitative descriptive exploratory study. Support Care Cancer. 2016;24(3):1269-76. doi: 10.1007/s00520-015-2906-3. [PubMed: 26306519].
  • 23. Patoo M, Allahyari AA, Moradi AR, Payandeh M. Persian version of functional assessment of cancer therapy- breast (FACT-B) scale: Confirmatory factor analysis and psychometric properties. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(9):3799-803. [PubMed: 25987040].
  • 24. Ghaffari F, Shali M, Shoghi M, Joolaee S. Psychometric properties of the Persian version of the self- assessed support needs questionnaire for breast cancer cases. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014;15(3):1435-40. [PubMed: 24606479].
  • 25. Safaee A, Moghim Dehkordi B. Validation study of a quality of life (QOL) questionnaire for use in Iran. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2007;8(4):543-6. [PubMed: 18260726].
  • 26. Khanjari S, Oskouie F, Langius-Eklof A. Psychometric testing of the caregiver quality of life index-cancer scale in an Iranian sample of family caregivers to newly diagnosed breast cancer women. J Clin Nurs. 2012;21(3-4):573-84. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03850.x. [PubMed: 21923672].
  • 27. Patoo M, Allahyari AA, Moradi AR, Payandeh M. Iranian version of the mini-mental adjustment to cancer scale: Factor structure and psychometric properties. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2015;33(6):675-85. doi: 10.1080/07347332.2015.1082169. [PubMed: 26600241].
  • 28. Haddad P, Farzin M, Amouzegar-Hashemi F, Kalaghchi B, Babazadeh S, Mirzaei HR, et al. A multicentre cross-sectional study of arm lymphedema four or more years after breast cancer treatment in Iranian patients. Breast Cancer. 2010;17(4):281-5. doi: 10.1007/s12282-009-0165-1. [PubMed: 19789952].
  • 29. Haghighat S, Lotfi-Tokaldany M, Yunesian M, Akbari ME, Nazemi F, Weiss J. Comparing two treatment methods for post mastectomy lymphedema: Complex decongestive therapy alone and in combination with intermittent pneumatic compression. Lymphology. 2010;43(1):25-33. [PubMed: 20552817].
  • 30. khosh-Nazar T, Mohamadi F, Khankeh H, Haghighat S. [The effect of home based rehabilitation on volume edema, activity daily in breast cancer survivor's]. Iran Q J Breast Dis. 2010;3(3):34-42. Persian.
  • 31. Moattari M, Jaafari B, Talei A, Piroozi S, Tahmasebi S, Zakeri Z. The effect of combined decongestive therapy and pneumatic compression pump on lymphedema indicators in patients with breast cancer related lymphedema. Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2012;14(4):210-7. [PubMed: 22754683]. [PubMed Central: PMC3385799].
  • 32. Haghighat S, Lotfi-Tokaldany M, Maboudi AA, Karami M, Bahadori A, Weiss J. Predictive factors of response to phase I complete decongestive therapy in upper extremity lymphedema following breast carcinoma in Iran. Lymphology. 2013;46(2):97-104. [PubMed: 24354108].
  • 33. Hemmati S, Jabbari H, Akbari M, Tajvidi M, Rankoohi PA. [Factors associated with the severity of lymphedema after the treatment of invasive breast cancers]. J Isfahan Med Sch. 2013;30(211). Persian.
  • 34. Haghighat S, Akbari A, Ansari M, Homaei Shandiz F, Najafi M, Ebrahimi M, et al. Risk factors of lymph edema in breast cancer patients. Int J Breast Cancer. 2013;2013:641818. doi: 10.1155/2013/641818. [PubMed: 23862068]. [PubMed Central: PMC3687507].
  • 35. Poorkiani M, Abbaszadeh A, Hazrati M, Jafari P, Sadeghi M, Mohammadianpanah M. The effect of rehabilitation on quality of life in female breast cancer survivors in Iran. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol. 2010;31(4):105-9. doi: 10.4103/0971-5851.76190. [PubMed: 21584214]. [PubMed Central: PMC3089917].
  • 36. Rahnama N, Nouri R, Rahmaninia F, Damirchi A, Emami H. The effects of exercise training on maximum aerobic capacity, resting heart rate, blood pressure and anthropometric variables of postmenopausal women with breast cancer. J Res Med Sci. 2010;15(2):78-83. [PubMed: 21526063]. [PubMed Central: PMC3082798].
  • 37. Bakhtiary M, Eslami M, Fesharaki M, Koosha S. [Effect of self care education on mental health of breast cancer women undergoing chemotherapy in cancer institute of Tehran]. Iran Q J Breast Dis. 2011;4(1):42-7. Persian.
  • 38. Fadaei S, Janighorban M, Mehrabi T, Ahmadi SA, Mokaryan F, Gukizade A. Effects of cognitive behavioral counseling on body image following mastectomy. J Res Med Sci. 2011;16(8):1047-54. [PubMed: 22279481]. [PubMed Central: PMC3263082].
  • 39. Malekpour Tehrani A, Farajzadegan Z, Rajabi FM, Zamani AR. Belonging to a peer support group enhance the quality of life and adherence rate in patients affected by breast cancer: A non-randomized controlled clinical trial. J Res Med Sci. 2011;16(5):658-65. [PubMed: 22091289]. [PubMed Central: PMC3214378].
  • 40. Ghavam-Nasiri MR, Heshmati Nabavi F, Anvari K, Habashi Zadeh A, Moradi M, Neghabi G, et al. [The effect of individual and group self-care education on quality of life in patients receiving chemotherapy: A randomized clinical trial]. Iran J Med Educ. 2012;11(8):874-84. Persian.
  • 41. Sharif F, Abshorshori N, Tahmasebi S, Hazrati M, Zare N, Masoumi S. The effect of peer-led education on the life quality of mastectomy patients referred to breast cancer-clinics in Shiraz, Iran 2009. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2010;8:74. doi: 10.1186/1477-7525-8-74. [PubMed: 20653966]. [PubMed Central: PMC2919455].
  • 42. Taleghani F, Babazadeh S, Mosavi S, Tavazohi H. The effects of peer support group on promoting quality of life in patients with breast cancer. Iran J Nurs Midwifery Res. 2012;17(2 Suppl 1):S125-30. [PubMed: 23833594]. [PubMed Central: PMC3696969].
  • 43. Salehi M, Shariati A, Ansari M, Latifi M. [Effect of benson relaxation therapy on quality of life (qol) in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy]. Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2012;1(1):1-8. Persian.
  • 44. Jafari N, Zamani A, Farajzadegan Z, Bahrami F, Emami H, Loghmani A. The effect of spiritual therapy for improving the quality of life of women with breast cancer: A randomized controlled trial. Psychol Health Med. 2013;18(1):56-69. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2012.679738. [PubMed: 22533516].
  • 45. Parizadeh H, Hasan Abadi H, Mashhadi A, Taghizadeh Kermani A. [Investigating effectiveness of existential and reality group-therapy in treatment of body-image problem in women who undergo mastectomy]. Iran J Obstet Gynecol Infertility. 2012;15(22):27-35. Persian.
  • 46. Taleghani F, Karimain J, Babazadeh S, Mokarian F, Tabatabaiyan M, Samimi MA, et al. The effect of combined aerobic and resistance exercises on quality of life of women surviving breast cancer. Iran J Nurs Midwifery Res. 2012;17(1):47-51. [PubMed: 23493334]. [PubMed Central: PMC3590695].
  • 47. Fathi Z, Dabidi Roshan V, Roodbari F. [The effects of IL-10 on myocardial protection protocols and cardiorespiratory parameters in obese women with breast cancer]. Iran J Diabet Lipid Disorder. 2012;12(1):68-81. Persian.
  • 48. Bosak S, Dashtbozorgi B, Hoseini M, Latifi M, Rezaei A. [The effect of massage therapy on nausea in patients who undergo chemotherapy for breast cancer]. Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2012;1(1):61-70. Persian.
  • 49. Ebrahimi SM, Yekta ZP, Nikbakht-Nasrabadi A, Hosseini M, Sedighi S, Surmaghi MHS. [Assessment of palliative effects of ginger on chemotherapy-induced nausea: Delayed phase]. J Isfahan Med Sch. 2013;30(219). Persian.
  • 50. Haghighi F, Khodaei S, Sharifzadeh GR. [Effect of logotherapy group counseling on depression in breast cancer patients]. Modern Care J. 2013;9(3):165-72. Persian.
  • 51. Izadi-Ajirlo A, Bahmani B, Ghanbari-Motlagh A. [Effectiveness of cognitive behavioral group intervention on body image improving and increasing self-esteem in women with breast cancer after mastectomy]. J Rehabil. 2013;13(4):72-83. Persian.
  • 52. Rahmani S, Talepasand S, Ghanbary-Motlagh A. Comparison of effectiveness of the metacognition treatment and the mindfulness-based stress reduction treatment on global and specific life quality of women with breast cancer. Iran J Cancer Prev. 2014;7(4):184-96. [PubMed: 25628839]. [PubMed Central: PMC4307101].
  • 53. Shabani M, Moghimi M, Zamiri RE, Nazari F, Mousavinasab N, Shajari Z. Life skill training effectiveness on non-metastatic breast cancer mental health: A clinical trial. Basic Clin Cancer Res. 2012;4(1 & 2):21-9.
  • 54. Rahmani S, Talepasand S. The effect of group mindfulness - based stress reduction program and conscious yoga on the fatigue severity and global and specific life quality in women with breast cancer. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2015;29:175. [PubMed: 26034728]. [PubMed Central: PMC4431452].
  • 55. Vahdaninia M, Omidvari S, Montazeri A. What do predict anxiety and depression in breast cancer patients? A follow-up study. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2010;45(3):355-61. doi: 10.1007/s00127-009-0068-7. [PubMed: 19458878].
  • 56. Hadi N, Asadollahi R, Talei AR. Anxiety, depression and anger in breast cancer patients compared with the general population in Shiraz, southern Iran. Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2009;11(3):312-7.
  • 57. Mashhadi MA, Shakiba M, Zakeri Z. Evaluation of depression in patients with cancer in south of Iran (Zahedan). Iran J Cancer Prev. 2013;6(1):12-6. [PubMed: 25250104]. [PubMed Central: PMC4142906].
  • 58. Tirgari B, Iranmanesh S, Fazel A, Kalantari B. Quality of life and mood state in Iranian women post mastectomy. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2012;16(3):E118-22. doi: 10.1188/12.CJON.E118-E122. [PubMed: 22641330].
  • 59. Safaee A, Moghimi-Dehkordi B, Zeighami B, Tabatabaee H, Pourhoseingholi M. Predictors of quality of life in breast cancer patients under chemotherapy. Indian J Cancer. 2008;45(3):107-11. [PubMed: 19018114].
  • 60. Didehdar Ardebil M, Bouzari Z, Shenas MH, Zeinalzadeh M, Barat S. Depression and health related quality of life in breast cancer patients. Acad J Cancer Res. 2011;4(2):43-6.
  • 61. Hatam N, Bastani P, Ahmadloo N, Kiadaliri AA. [Health related quality of life in breast cancer patients undergoing current chemotherapy protocols]. J Kerman Univ Med Sci. 2012;19(1):49-58. Persian.
  • 62. Musarezaie A, Ghasemi TM, Esfahani HN. Investigation the quality of life and its relation with clinical and demographic characteristics in women with breast cancer under chemotherapy. Int J Prev Med. 2012;3(12):853-9. [PubMed: 23272284]. [PubMed Central: PMC3530303].
  • 63. Kiadaliri A, Bastani P. Pcn136 quality of life after chemotherapy in breast cancer: A study in south of Iran. Value Health. 2010;13(7). A277. doi: 10.1016/s1098-3015(11)72031-9.
  • 64. Pourhoseingholi MA, Safaee A, Moghimi-Dehkordi B, Zeighami B, Faghihzadeh S, Tabatabaee HR, et al. Quality of life in breast cancer patients: A quantile regression analysis. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2008;9(3):487-90. [PubMed: 18990025].
  • 65. Garrusi B, Faezee H. How do Iranian women with breast cancer conceptualize sex and body image? Sex Disabil. 2008;26(3):159-65. doi: 10.1007/s11195-008-9092-x.
  • 66. Harirchi I, Montazeri A, Zamani Bidokhti F, Mamishi N, Zendehdel K. Sexual function in breast cancer patients: A prospective study from Iran. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2012;31:20. doi: 10.1186/1756-9966-31-20. [PubMed: 22405489]. [PubMed Central: PMC3349561].
  • 67. Safarinejad MR, Shafiei N, Safarinejad S. Quality of life and sexual functioning in young women with early-stage breast cancer 1 year after lumpectomy. Psychooncology. 2013;22(6):1242-8. doi: 10.1002/pon.3130. [PubMed: 22777952].
  • 68. Saeedi-Saedi H, Shahidsales S, Koochak-Pour M, Sabahi E, Moridi I. Evaluation of emotional distress in breast cancer patients. Iran J Cancer Prev. 2015;8(1):36-41. [PubMed: 25821569]. [PubMed Central: PMC4360349].
  • 69. Heidari Gorji MA, Bouzar Z, Haghshenas M, Kasaeeyan AA, Sadeghi MR, Ardebil MD. Quality of life and depression in caregivers of patients with breast cancer. BMC Res Notes. 2012;5:310. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-5-310. [PubMed: 22715918]. [PubMed Central: PMC3407011].
  • 70. Khanjari S, Langius-Eklof A, Oskouie F, Sundberg K. Family caregivers of women with breast cancer in Iran report high psychological impact six months after diagnosis. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2014;18(6):630-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ejon.2014.06.002. [PubMed: 24996513].
  • 71. Khanjari S, Oskouie F, Langius-Eklof A. Lower sense of coherence, negative religious coping, and disease severity as indicators of a decrease in quality of life in Iranian family caregivers of relatives with breast cancer during the first 6 months after diagnosis. Cancer Nurs. 2012;35(2):148-56. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e31821f1dda. [PubMed: 21760493].
  • 72. Montazeri A, Sajadian A, Ebrahimi M, Akbari ME. Depression and the use of complementary medicine among breast cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. 2005;13(5):339-42. doi: 10.1007/s00520-004-0709-z. [PubMed: 15549425].
  • 73. Montazeri A, Sajadian A, Ebrahimi M, Haghighat S, Harirchi I. Factors predicting the use of complementary and alternative therapies among cancer patients in Iran. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2007;16(2):144-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2354.2006.00722.x. [PubMed: 17371423].
  • 74. Mohammadi S, Sulaiman S, Koon PB, Amani R, Hosseini SM. Impact of healthy eating practices and physical activity on quality of life among breast cancer survivors. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2013;14(1):481-7. [PubMed: 23534778].
  • 75. Mohammadi S, Sulaiman S, Koon PB, Amani R, Hosseini SM. Association of nutritional status with quality of life in breast cancer survivors. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2013;14(12):7749-55. [PubMed: 24460363].
  • 76. Rohani C, Abedi HA, Omranipour R, Langius-Eklof A. Health-related quality of life and the predictive role of sense of coherence, spirituality and religious coping in a sample of Iranian women with breast cancer: A prospective study with comparative design. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2015;13:40. doi: 10.1186/s12955-015-0229-1. [PubMed: 25889384]. [PubMed Central: PMC4392858].
  • 77. Khoramirad A, Mousavi M, Dadkhahtehrani T, Pourmarzi D. Relationship between sleep quality and spiritual well-being/religious activities in Muslim women with breast cancer. J Relig Health. 2015;54(6):2276-85. doi: 10.1007/s10943-014-9978-0. [PubMed: 25487182].
  • 78. Heidari M, Ghodusi M. The relationship between body esteem and hope and mental health in breast cancer patients after mastectomy. Indian J Palliat Care. 2015;21(2):198-202. doi: 10.4103/0973-1075.156500. [PubMed: 26009674]. [PubMed Central: PMC4441182].
  • 79. Jafari N, Farajzadegan Z, Zamani A, Bahrami F, Emami H, Loghmani A. Spiritual well-being and quality of life in Iranian women with breast cancer undergoing radiation therapy. Support Care Cancer. 2013;21(5):1219-25. doi: 10.1007/s00520-012-1650-1. [PubMed: 23138932].
  • 80. Azarkish F, Mirzaii Najmabadi K, Latifnejad Roudsari R, Homaei Shandiz F. Factors related to return to work in women after breast cancer in Iran. Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2015;17(9). e19978. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.19978. [PubMed: 26473073]. [PubMed Central: PMC4601229].
  • 81. Moghaddam Tabrizi F. Health promoting behavior and influencing factors in Iranian breast cancer survivors. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(5):1729-36. [PubMed: 25773817].
  • 82. International Society of L. The diagnosis and treatment of peripheral lymphedema: 2013 consensus document of the International Society of Lymphology. Lymphology. 2013;46(1):1-11. [PubMed: 23930436].
  • 83. Leggett S, Koczwara B, Miller M. The impact of complementary and alternative medicines on cancer symptoms, treatment side effects, quality of life, and survival in women with breast cancer: A systematic review. Nutr Cancer. 2015;67(3):373-91. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2015.1004731. [PubMed: 25811312].
  • 84. Brami C, Bao T, Deng G. Natural products and complementary therapies for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: A systematic review. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2016;98:325-34. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2015.11.014. [PubMed: 26652982]. [PubMed Central: PMC4727999].

Featured Image:

Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments