Kiran Dhamak, Mrugnayani Patel, Kiran Kotade, Vinayak Gaware, Ramdas Dolas, Sachin Somwanshi, Vikrant Nikam, Kiran Dhamak
Women affected by breast cancer deal with a range of psychological and medical issues. The aim of this review article is to determine the extent to which the psychological distress is associated with cancer prevention practices. The results indicate that psychological distress was directly associated with an increased likelihood of daily smoking, physical inactivity and obesity amongst physiologically distressed adults which supports the need for integration of cancer prevention and related
more » ... al health interventions to reduce specific cancer risk in severe patients. The article also includes the basic idea of cancer, its signs and symptoms, causes, the different types with their respective causes and treatments, the patient characteristics that may influence psychological outcomes for breast cancer, the predictable responses that women may have at each stage of breast cancer making note of the meaning that breast cancer may hold for those influenced.