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Psychotherapy for Breast Cancer Patients

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Chongqing MedicalUniversity, Chongqing, 400044, PR., CHINA
  • 2 Hazara University Mansehra, PAKISTAN

Int. Res. J. Medical Sci., Volume 2, Issue (12), Pages 15-18, December,28 (2014)


Cancer is hot issue in the era of medical sciences and supposed to be major cause of death now days. A lot of traditional and scientific methods has been used to overcome this disease but still researchers looking for better support to cancer patients. In this article the impact of psychotherapy on breast cancer patients has been covered. The major aim is to improve the life time of breast cancer patients. However, this research shows that the psychologists (IPS) were compared with respect to utilization, satisfaction and perceived benefit between December 2011 and December 2013, consecutive breast cancer patients (n = 120) were included at start of adjuvant therapy (chemo-, endocrine and/or loco-regional radiotherapy).Data were assembled on the basis of extension version of the ‘IPS-patient satisfaction questionnaire’ within 1 week after termination of the support intervention. After inclusion questionnaires were send to all patients and levels of distress were collected with (HADS) and (IES).


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