Symptoms often underrecognized among patients receiving radiotherapy for breast cancer

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Mon, December 14, 2020

Symptoms such as pain, fatigue and pruritus often went underrecognized among patients with breast cancer treated with radiotherapy, according to study results presented at the virtual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Black patients and younger patients appeared at significantly higher risk for symptom underrecognition, results showed. CBSSM's Director Reshma Jagsi was first author on this study.

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