Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects May Last for Years

April 12, 2012

US News and World Report

Research led by Kathryn Schmitz, PhD, MPH, an associate professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, examining the prevalence of post-treatment physical side effects among breast cancer survivors, was highlighted by U.S. News & World Report (via HealthDay News). Schmitz's team found that more than 60 percent of women studied had at least one treatment-related complication -- including lymphedema and other physical limitations, fatigue, and weight gain -- up to six years after their diagnosis, and 30 percent had at least two complications... Read More

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