Original Publication Date: 1 November, 2014
Publication / Source: Breast Cancer Management
Authors: Marie-Ève Couture-Lalande, Sophie Lebel, Catherine Bielajew
Aims: In this paper, we examine the long-term consequences of a breast cancer diagnosis on hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis functioning. Methods: This study provides a comprehensive analysis of the diurnal and reactive cortisol profiles of breast cancer survivors considered ‘disease-free’ compared with women with no history of breast cancer.