Marital status and non-small cell lung cancer survival: the Lung Cancer Database Project in Japan.

@article{SaitoNakaya2008MaritalSA,
  title={Marital status and non-small cell lung cancer survival: the Lung Cancer Database Project in Japan.},
  author={Kumi Saito-Nakaya and Naoki Nakaya and Tatsuo Akechi and Masatoshi Inagaki and Mariko Asai and Koichi Goto and Kanji Nagai and Yutaka Nishiwaki and Shoichiro Tsugane and Shin Fukudo and Yosuke Uchitomi},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 9},
  pages={869-76}
}
OBJECTIVE Previous studies have suggested that marital status is associated with survival from lung cancer; however, its association is not conclusive. The association between marital status and survival in Japanese patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) was prospectively investigated. METHODS Between July 1999 and July 2004, a total of 1230 NSCLC patients were enrolled. The baseline survey consisted of the collection of clinical information and various demographic data, including… CONTINUE READING

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