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RMJ. 2021; 46(2): 286-288


Frequency of upper limb functional limitations in breast cancer survivors

Roshaan Sethi, Faiza Sharif, Ashfaq Ahmed, Amir Gillani.

Abstract
Objective: To find the frequency of functional limitations in upper limb in the women who were previously affected by breast cancer.
Methodology: This cross sectional study included 120 breast cancer survivors who were asked to fill the quick Dash questionnaire to collect data.
Results: We found that 60% of women did score greater than 29 on their quick Dash questionnaire indicating some level of functional limitations in their upper limb.
Conclusion: Breast cancer survivors develop some level of functional limitations in their upper limb as to consider it a problem.

Key words: Breast cancer, arm pain, upper limb disability.


 
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Sethi R, Sharif F, Ahmed A, Gillani A. Frequency of upper limb functional limitations in breast cancer survivors. RMJ. 2021; 46(2): 286-288.


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Sethi R, Sharif F, Ahmed A, Gillani A. Frequency of upper limb functional limitations in breast cancer survivors. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=62414 [Access: June 12, 2021].


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Sethi R, Sharif F, Ahmed A, Gillani A. Frequency of upper limb functional limitations in breast cancer survivors. RMJ. 2021; 46(2): 286-288.



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Sethi R, Sharif F, Ahmed A, Gillani A. Frequency of upper limb functional limitations in breast cancer survivors. RMJ. (2021), [cited June 12, 2021]; 46(2): 286-288.



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Sethi, R., Sharif, . F., Ahmed, . A. & Gillani, . A. (2021) Frequency of upper limb functional limitations in breast cancer survivors. RMJ, 46 (2), 286-288.



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Sethi, Roshaan, Faiza Sharif, Ashfaq Ahmed, and Amir Gillani. 2021. Frequency of upper limb functional limitations in breast cancer survivors. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (2), 286-288.



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Sethi, Roshaan, Faiza Sharif, Ashfaq Ahmed, and Amir Gillani. "Frequency of upper limb functional limitations in breast cancer survivors." Rawal Medical Journal 46 (2021), 286-288.



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Sethi, Roshaan, Faiza Sharif, Ashfaq Ahmed, and Amir Gillani. "Frequency of upper limb functional limitations in breast cancer survivors." Rawal Medical Journal 46.2 (2021), 286-288. Print.



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Sethi, R., Sharif, . F., Ahmed, . A. & Gillani, . A. (2021) Frequency of upper limb functional limitations in breast cancer survivors. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (2), 286-288.








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