JAPANESE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, vol.44, no.8, pp.705-710, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JAPANESE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY
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cancer patients, fasting, Ramadan, Turkish, Muslim
Objective: Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is one of the major obligations for all adult Muslims. We performed a survey of Turkish Muslim cancer patients to examine the extent of their fasting status and to compare various clinical characteristics of fasting and non-fasting cancer patients during the month of Ramadan.