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The OUT-PATSAT35 CT questionnaire evaluates satisfaction with care expressed by cancer outpatients receiving chemotherapy. This study assesses the psychometric properties of the OUT-PATSAT35 CT when applied to a sample of Spanish patients. One hundred seventy-six patients with different tumour sites and disease stages completed the European Organization for(More)
OBJECTIVE This study evaluates satisfaction with care (SC) in cancer patients treated at a Spanish day hospital to identify SC determinants and assess the relationship between SC and quality of life. METHODS One hundred seventy-six patients with different tumour sites and disease stages completed the European Organization for Research and Treatment of(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)
Quality of life (QL) is a key outcome for advanced disease cancer patients. The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) has developed the QLQ-C15-PAL questionnaire, a short version of the QLQ-C30 for palliative care. The aim of the present study is to validate the QLQ-C15-PAL for use with Spanish patients with bone metastasis. For(More)
PURPOSE More research is needed into Quality of Life (QoL) in young early-stage breast cancer patients in the long-term. Knowledge of long-term effects of surgery on QoL in breast cancer patients is limited. The purpose of this study was to assess QoL in premenopausal Spanish early- stage breast cancer patients over a long follow-up period and evaluate(More)
PURPOSE There is a debate on the role of adjuvant Radiotherapy (RT) in elderly breast cancer patients. The aim is to study Quality of Life (QL) throughout the treatment and follow-up periods in early stages breast cancer patients who have started radiotherapy, and to compare the QL of axillary surgery groups. METHODS 173 patients, ≥65 years completed the(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY Quality of life (QL) is important in premenopausal long-term breast cancer survivors. In this study we assessed QL and factors associated with future perspective and global QL in premenopausal early-stage long-term breast cancer survivors from Spain. MATERIAL AND METHODS 243 premenopausal stage I-IIIA relapse-free breast cancer patients(More)
PURPOSE This paper studies the Quality of Life (QL) of Spanish advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients receiving platinum-doublet chemotherapy, compares our results with those from studies from other cultural areas, and identifies factors associated with global QL and survival prognostic variables. METHODS EORTC QLQ-C30 and QLQ-LC13(More)
In this article published in Volume 21, issue 5, the authors' names were incorrectly stated in the Pubmed abstract as: "Ignacio Arraras J(1), Juan Illarramendi J, de la Cruz S, Asin G, Manterola A, Ibanez B, Salgado E, Cambra K, Zarandona U, Angel Dominguez M, Vera R.". The correct authors' names are: "Arraras JI(1), Illarramendi JJ, de la Cruz S, Asin G,(More)