Supportive care during treatment for breast cancer: Resource allocations in low- and middle-income countries. A Breast Health Global Initiative 2013 consensus statement

Cardoso F., Bese N. , Distelhorst S. R. , Bevilacqua J. L. B. , Ginsburg O., Grunberg S. M. , ...More

BREAST, vol.22, no.5, pp.593-605, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.breast.2013.07.050
  • Title of Journal : BREAST
  • Page Numbers: pp.593-605


Breast cancer patients may have unmet supportive care needs during treatment, including symptom management of treatment-related toxicities, and educational, psychosocial, and spiritual needs. Delivery of supportive care is often a low priority in low-and middle-income settings, and is also dependent on resources available.