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“While we do a great job caring for these patients’ illnesses, we can do more for quality of life. Many have persistent symptoms, such as depression, anxiety, shortness of breath and sleep problems, that can make living with these illnesses very difficult and have been associated with earlier death,” said study lead author Dr. David Bekelman, a professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.