Table 3: Correlations between study variables.

Cancer stressMood disturbanceSymptomsQOL

Mood disturbance.57**
Symptoms.45**.54**
QOL−.43**−.56**−.45**
WBC−.08.25*−.00.02
Neutrophil %.08.39**.14−.37**
Lymphocyte %−.08−.34**−.18.43**
NLR.04.40**.18−.39**

** , * . QOL: quality of life; WBC: total leukocytes; NLR: neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio.