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BACKGROUND Patients' views are becoming increasingly important in the current health system. They provide information on effectiveness of healthcare and how it may be improved. This study aimed to measure patients' satisfaction with care received for treatment of oesophageal and gastric cancer, and to identify areas that contribute most to overall(More)
Among the most widely used instruments to assess quality of life (QOL) in patients with cancer are the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer core questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-C30) and the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy, cancer instrument (FACT-G). This study compared these approaches in patients who had undergone(More)
Quality of life (QL) is an important outcome measure within clinical trials. This paper describes the development of a QL module for patients with liver metastases from colorectal cancer (CRC) to supplement the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) core QL questionnaire, the EORTC QLQ-C30. Phases 1-3 of the EORTC QL Group(More)
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