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Table 1 Thematic structure and contents of the EMPOWER intervention

From: Design of a randomized controlled trial of a partnership-based, needs-tailored self-management support intervention for post-treatment breast cancer survivors

SM taskSM education topicSM skill training
Medical managementFollow-up after treatment 
Late/long-term effects 
Sign and symptoms of recurrence 
Second cancer screening 
Vaccination 
Side effects of anti-hormone therapy (if applicable) 
Symptom managementPain
Peripheral neuropathy 
Fatigue
Insomnia
Lymphedema 
Lifestyle managementExercise
Diet
Smoking cessation 
Alcohol restriction 
Weight control 
Emotional managementDistress
Role managementBody image 
Sexuality (if applicable) 
Return to work (if applicable) 
Recovery of self-confidence 
  1. SM self-management