SNPs in PTGS2 and LTA predict pain and quality of life in long term lung cancer survivors.

@article{Rausch2012SNPsIP,
  title={SNPs in PTGS2 and LTA predict pain and quality of life in long term lung cancer survivors.},
  author={Sarah M. Rausch and Brian D Gonzalez and Matthew M. Clark and Christi A. Patten and Sara Felten and Heshan Liu and Yafei Li and Jeff Sloan and Ping Yang},
  journal={Lung cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={
          217-23
        }
}
PURPOSE Lung cancer survivors report the lowest quality of life relative to other cancer survivors. Pain is one of the most devastating, persistent, and incapacitating symptoms for lung cancer survivors. Prevalence rates vary with 80-100% of survivors experiencing cancer pain and healthcare costs are five times higher in cancer survivors with uncontrolled pain. Cancer pain often has a considerable impact on quality of life among cancer patients and cancer survivors. Therefore, early… CONTINUE READING

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