Functional status in Turkish women with gynecological cancer.

  title={Functional status in Turkish women with gynecological cancer.},
  author={G{\"u}lcihan Akkuzu and Melek Serpil Talas and Firat Ortaç},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  volume={15 5},
BACKGROUND Functional status is the ability to perform daily activities. Little is known about quality of life and health status of gynaecological cancer patients. The present study therefore aimed to evaluate the functional status of women receiving treatment for gynecological oncological disease while not hospitalised. MATERIALS AND METHODS This descriptive study covered 42 patients monitored by the Gynecological Oncology Unit in 2011. Data were collected using the Functional Living Index… CONTINUE READING

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