Ann Palliat Med 2021 Jun 2. Epub 2021 Jun 2.
Center for Innovative Research for Communities and Clinical Excellence, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Fukushima, Japan; Department of General Internal Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Fukushima, Japan.
Background: Social determinants of health (SDHs) are social factors that affect human health; loneliness and social isolation are core SDH factors. There is a possibility that SDHs are related to passive decisionmaking. However, few studies have evaluated SDHs, especially social isolation and loneliness, among lung cancer patients. Read More