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Title: Case-Control Analysis of the Impact of Anemia on Quality of Life in Patients with Cancer: A Qca Study Analysis.
Authors: Barca-Hernando, Maria
Muñoz-Martin, Andres J
Rios-Herranz, Eduardo
Garcia-Escobar, Ignacio
Beato, Carmen
Font, Carme
Oncala-Sibajas, Estefania
Revuelta-Rodriguez, Alfonso
Areses, Maria Carmen
Rivas-Jimenez, Victor
Ballaz-Quincoces, Aitor
Moreno-Santos, Maria Angeles
Lopez-Saez, Juan-Bosco
Gallego-Gallego, Iria
Elias-Hernandez, Teresa
Asensio-Cruz, Maria Isabel
Chasco-Eguilaz, Leyre
Garcia-Gonzalez, Gonzalo
Estevez-Garcia, Purificacion
Marin-Barrera, Lucia
Otero-Candelera, Remedios
Lopez-Ruz, Sergio
Lima-Alvarez, Jorge
Sanchez-Diaz, Jose Maria
Real-Dominguez, Macarena
Borrego-Delgado, Maria Carmen
Marin-Romero, Samira
Jara-Palomares, Luis
Keywords: anaemia;neoplasm;quality of life
Issue Date: 21-May-2021
Abstract: Anemia is a common condition in cancer patients and is associated with a wide variety of symptoms that impair quality of life (QoL). However, exactly how anemia affects QoL in cancer patients is unclear because of the inconsistencies in its definition in previous reports. We aimed to examine the clinical impact of anemia on the QoL of cancer patients using specific questionnaires. We performed a post-hoc analysis of a multicenter, prospective, case-control study. We included patients with cancer with (cases) or without (controls) anemia. Participants completed the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life questionnaire version 3.0 (EORTC QLQ-C30) and Euro QoL 5-dimension 3-level (EQ-5D-3L) questionnaire. Statistically significant and clinically relevant differences in the global health status were examined. From 2015 to 2018, 365 patients were included (90 cases and 275 controls). We found minimally important differences in global health status according to the EORTC QLQ-C30 questionnaire (case vs. controls: 45.6 vs. 58%, respectively; mean difference: -12.4, p
metadata.dc.identifier.doi: 10.3390/cancers13112517
ISSN: 2072-6694
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