Depression, cigarette smoking, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation outcome.

  title={Depression, cigarette smoking, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation outcome.},
  author={Grace C Chang and E. John Orav and Tay K Mcnamara and Mr Darryl Tong and Joseph H Antin},
  volume={101 4},
BACKGROUND The relationships between psychological and behavioral variables and patient outcomes after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) are not known definitively but have great potential importance, since this lifesaving procedure is used increasingly to treat a variety of malignancies. The objective of this study was to evaluate psychosocial predictors of long-term survival and disease recurrence after patients underwent allogeneic HSCT for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML… CONTINUE READING


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