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The level of haemoglobin in anaemic cancer patients correlates positively with quality of life.

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The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between haemoglobin level and quality-of-life in anaemic cancer patients. Patients, diagnosed with one of four cancers, were recruited if their haemoglobin level was <12 g dl(-1) (female) or <13 g dl(-1) (male). The condition-specific Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Anaemia and the generic SF-36 were used to assess quality-of-life. Thirty-six per cent of the 179 recruited patients had breast cancer, 28% ovarian cancer, 25% lun...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6600247

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Journal:
British journal of cancer More from this journal
Volume:
86
Issue:
8
Pages:
1243-1249
Publication date:
2002-04-01
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
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English
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162491
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2012-12-19

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