Frequency of comorbid illnesses in cancer patients in Turkey

Abali H., Ata A., Ozdogan M., Turhal S., Cabuk D., Seyrek E., ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.16, no.3, pp.557-560, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.557-560


Purpose: Comorbidities in cancer patients can adversely affect the management and outcome of their primary illnesses at all levels from diagnosis to therapy. We sought to examine comorbid conditions of cancer patients, treated at 4 university hospitals, each representing a different geographic location in Turkey.