Poor physical health predicts time to additional breast cancer events and mortality in breast cancer survivors.

@article{Saquib2011PoorPH,
  title={Poor physical health predicts time to additional breast cancer events and mortality in breast cancer survivors.},
  author={Nazmus Saquib and John P Pierce and Juliann Saquib and Shirley W. Flatt and Loki Natarajan and Wayne A. Bardwell and Ruth E Patterson and Marcia L. Stefanick and Cynthia A Thomson and Cheryl L Rock and Lovell A Jones and Ellen B. Gold and Njeri Karanja and Barbara A Parker},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          252-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Health-related quality of life has been hypothesized to predict time to additional breast cancer events and all-cause mortality in breast cancer survivors. METHODS Women with early-stage breast cancer (n=2967) completed the SF-36 (mental and physical health-related quality of life) and standardized psychosocial questionnaires to assess social support, optimism, hostility, and depression prior to randomization into a dietary trial. Cox regression was performed to assess whether… CONTINUE READING
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