Health-related quality of life among breast cancer patients and its influencing factor in a Chinese population.

@article{Shen2012HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life among breast cancer patients and its influencing factor in a Chinese population.},
  author={Fang-Rong Shen and Ming Liu and Xia Zhang and Ya-Hong Feng and Long-shu Zhou and Y Chen},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={3747-50}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to investigate the quality of life (QOL) of breast cancer patients by using the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Breast (FACT-B) questionnaires. METHODS A total of 522 adult patients who were admitted to our hospital with breast cancer were collected during the period of Jun. 2007 to Dec. 2009. RESULTS Our FACT-B questionnaire study suggested that women below 50 years old, employed, higher education and annual income, lower TNM stage and receiving… CONTINUE READING

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