Changes in quality-of-life scores in a population of patients treated for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

@article{McDonough1996ChangesIQ,
  title={Changes in quality-of-life scores in a population of patients treated for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.},
  author={Erin M McDonough and Mark A Varvares and Frank R. Dunphy and Teresa L Dunleavy and Cherie Hilborn Dunphy and James H. Boyd},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={1996},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={487-93}
}
BACKGROUND Quality of life levels fluctuate depending on treatment type and at various points throughout treatment. In patients with advanced head and neck cancer, quality of life is thought to be treatment dependent. The purpose of this study is to compare levels of patients self-reported quality of life across treatment. PATIENTS AND METHODS Preliminary data presented here are based on 24 patients enrolled so far in an experimental organ-preservation protocol. The two treatment groups… CONTINUE READING