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Supportive Care in Cancer

, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 331–332 | Cite as

Reply to: Letter on “Objective and subjective financial burden and health-related quality of life among lung cancer patients” by Joohyun Park

  • Jieling Elaine Chen
  • Vivian W. Q. Lou
  • Hong Jian
  • Yaping He
Letter to the Editor
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Funding

Shanghai Municipal Health Bureau Foundation (201740116); School of Medicine of Shanghai Jiao Tong University Core Education Project (ZD150603)

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jieling Elaine Chen
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Vivian W. Q. Lou
    • 1
    • 3
  • Hong Jian
    • 4
  • Yaping He
    • 2
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Social Work & Social AdministrationThe University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  2. 2.Center for Health Technology AssessmentShanghai Jiao Tong University China Hospital Development InstituteShanghaiChina
  3. 3.Sau Po Centre on AgeingThe University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  4. 4.Department of Oncology, Shanghai Chest HospitalShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina
  5. 5.School of Public HealthShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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