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Factors Related to Return to Work in Women After Breast Cancer in Iran

Fatemeh Azarkish 1 , Khadijeh Mirzaii Najmabadi 2 , * , Robab Latifnejad Roudsari 2 and Fatemeh Homaei Shandiz 3
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1 Iranshahr University of Medical Sciences, Iranshahr, IR Iran
2 Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS), Mashhad, IR Iran
3 Cancer Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS), Mashhad, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: September 01, 2015, 17 (9); e19978
  • Published Online: September 22, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 11, 2014
  • Revised: June 18, 2014
  • Accepted: July 3, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.19978

To Cite: Azarkish F, Mirzaii Najmabadi K, Latifnejad Roudsari R, Homaei Shandiz F. Factors Related to Return to Work in Women After Breast Cancer in Iran, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2015 ; 17(9):e19978. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.19978.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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