Published in Blood Weekly, December 2nd, 2010
"Clinically, anemia in these patients may result from treatment (chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgical interventions) or from the malignancy itself. Anemia not only contributes to cancer-related fatigue and other quality of life issues, but also affects prognosis," wrote J.M. Hinkel and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "From the operational perspective, a patient with cancer who is also anemic may consume more laboratory, pharmacy, and clinical...
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