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Table 6 Concept tracking matrix: Concepts reported by patients and experienced oncologists

From: Understanding key symptoms, side effects, and impacts of HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer: qualitative study findings

Conceptsa Reported by patients N = 15 n (%) Reported by oncologists
Signs, symptoms, and side effects
 Fatigue/tiredness 12 (80.0%)
 Hair loss 10 (66.7%)
 General pain 7 (46.7%)
 Lump in breast 7 (46.7%)
 Nausea 6 (40.0%)
 Shortness of breath 6 (40.0%)
 Weakness 5 (33.3%)
Physical functioning impacts
 Ability to walk 11 (73.3%)
 Ability to do housework 11 (73.3%)
 Ability to cook 8 (53.3%)  
 Ability to shop 6 (40.0%)
  1. aAll concepts were reported by at least 33.3% of patients during the concept elicitation portion of interviews