The behavior of Turkish cancer patients in fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

Tas F., Karabulut S., Ciftci R., Yildiz İ. , Keskin S., Kilic L. , ...Daha Fazla

Japanese journal of clinical oncology, cilt.44, ss.705-10, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 44 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1093/jjco/hyu070
  • Dergi Adı: Japanese journal of clinical oncology
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.705-10


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.