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Quality of life in oncology.
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PMID:  24305774     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Continuous improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer lead to improved cure rates and longer survival. However, in many patients, the disease becomes chronic. In this context, the patients' quality of life (QOL) becomes a crucial issue. After an introduction about QOL, results from different areas of cancer treatment are presented considering their impact on QOL. Finally, implications are discussed for researchers, clinicians, and patients.
Authors:
Ute Goerling; Anna Stickel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Recent results in cancer research. Fortschritte der Krebsforschung. Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer     Volume:  197     ISSN:  0080-0015     ISO Abbreviation:  Recent Results Cancer Res.     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-12-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0044671     Medline TA:  Recent Results Cancer Res     Country:  Germany    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  137-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychooncology, Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center, Berlin, Germany, ute.goerling@charite.de.
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