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OBJECTIVES The EORTC OUT-PATSAT35 RT questionnaire evaluates the satisfaction with care (SC) expressed by cancer outpatients treated with radiotherapy. In this study we assess the psychometric properties of the OUT-PATSAT35 RT when applied to a sample of Spanish patients. METHODS A total of 100 patients with different tumor sites completed the EORTC core(More)
OBJECTIVES The EORTC Quality of Life (QL) Group has developed a questionnaire (the EORTC IN-PATSAT32) to assess the satisfaction of cancer inpatients with hospitalbased care. In this study we assess the psychometric properties of the EORTC IN-PATSAT32 applied to a sample of Spanish patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty cancer patients with different(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the biologic equivalence in terms of local control and toxicity of a short course of high-dose-rate intravaginal brachytherapy alone (IVBa) delivered over five consecutive days (25 Gy/5 Rx/5 days) to other more protracted classical schemes 21 Gy/3 Rx/14-28 days (Postoperative Radiation Therapy in Endometrial Carcinoma(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to assess the quality of life (QOL) and voice handicap in a sample of disease-free patients who had been treated at our center with radiotherapy (RT) or surgery for early glottic cancer. METHODS QOL and voice handicap were assessed using the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)(More)
INTRODUCTION The EORTC QLQ-INFO25 evaluates the information received by cancer patients. This study assesses the psychometric properties of the QLQ-INFO25 when applied to a sample of Spanish patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 169 patients with different cancers and stages of disease completed the EORTC QLQINFO25, the EORTC QLQ-C30 and the(More)
This manuscript presents the levels of six indicator polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners (IUPAC nos. 28, 52, 101, 138, 153 and 180) in the serum of 1880 individuals from a representative sample of the Spanish working population recruited between March 2009 and July 2010. Three out of the six PCBs studied (180, 153 and 138) were quantified in more than(More)
This article presents an unusual and interesting neuropsychological and neuroimaging longitudinal study of a child who showed a relatively specific developmental language disorder in the absence of any other significant cognitive, emotional or neurological disturbance. The neuropsychological assessment included tests of intelligence, memory, language and(More)
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