Does a patient-held quality-of-life diary benefit patients with inoperable lung cancer?

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PURPOSE To examine the effect of weekly completion of a patient-held quality-of-life (QOL) diary in routine oncology practice for palliative care patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a pragmatic randomized controlled trial, 115 patients with inoperable lung cancer were randomly assigned to receive either standard care or a structured QOL diary (European… (More)
DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2008.17.5687

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