Health-related quality of life among long-term survivors of colorectal cancer: a population-based study.

@article{CaravatiJouvenceaux2011HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life among long-term survivors of colorectal cancer: a population-based study.},
  author={Agn{\`e}s Caravati-Jouvenceaux and Guy D. Launoy and Delphine Klein and M. Henry-Amar and Edwige Abeilard and Arlette Danzon and Astrid Pozet and Michel Velten and M. A. Mercier},
  journal={The oncologist},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={1626-36}
}
BACKGROUND The number of long-term colorectal cancer survivors is increasing. Cancer and its treatment can cause physical and psychological complications, but little is known about how it impacts quality of life (QOL) over the long term-5, 10, and 15 years after diagnosis. METHODS Cancer survivors were randomly selected from three tumor registries in France, diagnosed in 1990 (±1 year), 1995 (±1 year), and 2000 (±1 year). Controls were randomly selected from electoral rolls, stratifying on… CONTINUE READING
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