Functional performance and quality of life in patients with squamous esophageal carcinoma receiving surgery or chemoradiation: results from a randomized trial.

@article{Teoh2011FunctionalPA,
  title={Functional performance and quality of life in patients with squamous esophageal carcinoma receiving surgery or chemoradiation: results from a randomized trial.},
  author={Anthony Yuen Bun Teoh and Philip Wai Yan Chiu and Tiffany Cho Lam Wong and Shirley Yuk Wah Liu and Simon Kin Hung Wong and Enders Kwok Wai Ng},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={253 1},
  pages={1-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the 2-year functional performance and quality of life in patients with operable squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, who have received either surgery or definitive chemoradiation (CRT). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The functional outcomes and quality of life in patients receiving esophagectomy or definitive CRT is uncertain. METHODS Data were extracted from the database of a prospective randomized controlled trial that included patients with… CONTINUE READING

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