Do quality of life assessments make a difference in the evaluation of cancer treatments?

@article{Moinpour1997DoQO,
  title={Do quality of life assessments make a difference in the evaluation of cancer treatments?},
  author={Carol Moinpour},
  journal={Controlled clinical trials},
  year={1997},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={311-7}
}
The question posed by this set of quality of life papers is whether or not quality of life assessments in cancer clinical trials help evaluate the effects of cancer treatment on patient functioning. In this discussion, missing data problems, particularly those commonly found in advanced stage disease trials, are highlighted. Researchers are encouraged to investigate the extent of bias associated with missing data and to select analysis approaches accordingly. In the worst case, it may not be… CONTINUE READING