Relationship between sleep quality and functionality in head and neck cancer survivors

Conclusion: Our findings showed that sleep quality is related to functionality and quality of life in HNC survivors one year after the radiation therapy. Patients with a poorer sleep quality presented a worse functionality and quality of life.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Sleep and control of breathing Source Type: research

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