Head and neck specific Health Related Quality of Life scores predict subsequent survival in successfully treated head and neck cancer patients: a prospective cohort study.

@article{Osthus2011HeadAN,
  title={Head and neck specific Health Related Quality of Life scores predict subsequent survival in successfully treated head and neck cancer patients: a prospective cohort study.},
  author={Arild Andr{\'e} Osthus and Anne Kari Hersvik Aarstad and J. B. Olofsson and Hans J\orgen Aarstad},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 10},
  pages={974-9}
}
To examine the survival prediction of head and neck (H&N) Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) scores among successfully treated and cognitive functioning H&N squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients. Through structured interviews, self-reported questionnaires were given to 139 successfully treated HNSCC patients, 67 ± 32 months following diagnosis. HRQoL-scores, measured with the EORTC QLQ-H&N35 inventory, self-reported levels of neuroticism, avoidance focused coping, coping by suppression… CONTINUE READING