Self-reported general health predicted long-term survival

October 2008
Hem/Onc Today;10/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p30
The article discusses a research which found that the results of self-reported health surveys of patients with head and neck cancers predicted long-term survival. The 36-question Short-Form Health survey was used by the patients to assess their own health. The decline in the mean physical component summary scores of the patients is also stated.


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