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Comparison of quality of life between urban and rural gastric cancer patients and analysis of influencing factors.

Authors
  • Tian, Jun
  • Chen, Zhen-Chun
  • Wu, Bin
  • Meng, Xin
Type
Published Article
Journal
World Journal of Gastroenterology
Publisher
Baishideng Publishing Group Co
Publication Date
Oct 15, 2004
Volume
10
Issue
20
Pages
2940–2943
Identifiers
PMID: 15378769
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Most of the gastric cancer patients have poor quality of life in Fujian Province and the rural patients have lower quality of life than that of urban patients. The patients having more family income have better quality of life, and enhanced nutrition and doing rehabilitating exercise are helpful in improving the quality of life of the gastric cancer patients.

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