Determinants of Quality of Life for Breast Cancer Patients in Shanghai, China

  title={Determinants of Quality of Life for Breast Cancer Patients in Shanghai, China},
  author={Bei Yan and Li-Ming Yang and Li-Peng Hao and Chen Yang and Lei Quan and Li-Hong Wang and Zheng Wu and Xiao-Pan Li and Yu-tang Gao and Qiao Yu Sun and Jian-Min Yuan},
  booktitle={PloS one},
PURPOSE To evaluate the association of social support status, health insurance and clinical factors with the quality of life of Chinese women with breast cancer. METHODS Information on demographics, clinical characteristics, and social support status was collected from 1,160 women with newly diagnosed breast cancer in Shanghai, China. The Perceived Social Support Scale was used to assess different sources of social support for breast cancer patients. The quality of life was evaluated using… CONTINUE READING
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