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COVID-19 Pandemic Stressors and Psychological Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients

COVID-19 Pandemic Stressors and Psychological Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients

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https://www.mdpi.com/1718-7729/28/1/34/htm

Background. The current Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is a highly stressful event that may lead to significant psychological symptoms, particularly in cancer patients who are at a greater risk of contracting viruses. This study examined the frequency of stressors experienced in relation to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its relationship with psychological symptoms (i.e., anxiety, depression, insomnia, fear of cancer recurrence) in breast cancer patients.