Corpus ID: 21906797

An evaluation of lifestyle changes in cancer patients after diagnosis.

  title={An evaluation of lifestyle changes in cancer patients after diagnosis.},
  author={Nazım Serdar Turhal and Melike Koyyeri and Benan Kahraman and Merve Binici and Merve Yilmaz and Muharrem Kocar},
  journal={Journal of B.U.ON. : official journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology},
  volume={18 3},
  • N. Turhal, M. Koyyeri, +3 authors M. Kocar
  • Published 1 July 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of B.U.ON. : official journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology
PURPOSE Cancer is an increasingly important health problem, and is second only to cardiovascular disease as cause of death. Cancer diagnosis causes significant changes in patients and their families, and social relationships are affected. For this reason, we examined the lives of patients subsequent to their diagnosis and sought to determine any changes in their lifestyles. METHODS Between March 16th and September 30th, 2011, a questionnaire consisting of 20 questions was distributed via a… Expand
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