Social networks and survival after breast cancer diagnosis.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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.