Patient-related factors independently impact overall survival in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: an MDS-CAN prospective study.

@article{Buckstein2016PatientrelatedFI,
  title={Patient-related factors independently impact overall survival in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: an MDS-CAN prospective study.},
  author={Rena Buckstein and Richard A. Wells and Nancy Y. Zhu and Heather A Leitch and Thomas J. Nevill and Karen W. L. Yee and Brian Leber and Mitchell Sabloff and Eve St Hilaire and R. Pradeep Kumar and Michelle N Geddes and April Shamy and John M. Storring and Andrea K Kew and Mohamed Elemary and Max A. Levitt and Martha Lenis and Alex Mamedov and Liying Zhang and Ken Rockwood and Shabbir M H Alibhai},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  year={2016},
  volume={174 1},
  pages={88-101}
}
UNLABELLED Little is known about the effects of frailty, disability and physical functioning on the clinical outcomes for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). We investigated the predictive value of these factors on overall survival (OS) in 445 consecutive patients with MDS and chronic monomyelocytic leukaemia (CMML) enrolled in a multi-centre prospective national registry. Frailty, comorbidity, instrumental activities of daily living, disability, quality of life, fatigue and physical performance… CONTINUE READING
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