Social networks and survival after breast cancer diagnosis.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice, Volume 4, Issue 4, p.372-80 (2010)


2010, Aged, Breast Neoplasms, CARCINOMA, Case-Control Studies, Cause of Death, Center-Authored Paper, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Middle Aged, Public Health Sciences Division, Social Support, Socioeconomic Factors, Survival Analysis


Evidence has been inconsistent regarding the impact of social networks on survival after breast cancer diagnosis. We prospectively examined the relation between components of social integration and survival in a large cohort of breast cancer survivors.