Original Publication Date: 1 July, 2015
Publication / Source: Breast Cancer Management
Authors: Meagan E Brennan, Frances M Boyle, Phyllis N Butow & Andrew J Spillane
Aim: This study evaluated the use and impact of a survivorship care plan (SCP) in breast cancer survivors. Methods: An SCP was implemented at the end of treatment in a cohort of 68 Australian breast cancer survivors. Utility, cancer care coordination, satisfaction with medical care, quality of life and unmet needs were measured at baseline, 6 and 18 months. Results: In total, 56% of participants at 6 months and 51% at 18 months reported continued use of the SCP during follow-up consultations.