Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women. Adjuvant therapy consisting of chemotherapy, hormonal treatment and the antibody trastuzumab against the epidermal growth factor HER2, or a combination have successfully resulted in a lowering of the risk of recurrence and death of this disease. The side effects of adjuvant treatments however can cause physical and psychological problems and the number of patients receiving adjuvant systemic therapy is rising.
This thesis focuses on a number of potential long-term side effects of adjuvant breast cancer treatment.
Date and time: 30 januari 2008, 14.45
PhD student: mw.
Dissertation: Long-term side effects of adjuvant breast cancer treatment
Promotores: mw.prof. E.G.E. de Vries and prof. P.H.B. Willemse
Faculty: Medical Sciences
Location: Aula Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Information: Joost Wessels, UMCG, Communicatie, tel. 050-361 4464 / 361 2200, e-mail: email@example.com
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