Volume 15, Issue 2 (7-2016)                   TB 2016, 15(2): 175-185 | Back to browse issues page

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Alagheband M, Servat F, Zarepour F. Investigation of the Relationship between Quality of Life and Life Expectancy in Patients with Breast Cancer. TB 2016; 15 (2) :175-185
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-2205-en.html
Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical sciences, Yazd, Iran , maryam_alagheband@yahoo.com
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Introdution: Among disorders that severely affect the health and quality of life as a result of chronic diseases such as cancer. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women after skin cancer. Due to the growth of breast cancer, the present study investigated the relationship between quality of life and life expectancy in patients with breast cancer was included.
Methods: The research design was descriptive - correlational.In this study, 80 women with breast cancer to chemotherapy referring physician specialty Oncology A randomly chosen and quality of life questionnaire (SF-36) and Schneider hope to complete the questionnaire. Data were analyzed using ANOVA and Pearson tests.

Results: By using Pearson correlation test and p.value = 0.01 CI 95% r = 0.288 It can be said that a significant positive correlation exists between quality of life and life expectancy of patients with breast cancer.

Conclusion: The higher life expectancy, quality of life will be better and vice versa.The ability to predict the life expectancy of a better life there.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/07/19 | Accepted: 2016/07/19 | Published: 2016/07/19

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