Health-related quality of life of head and neck cancer patients with successful oncological treatment

@article{Loimu2014HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life of head and neck cancer patients with successful oncological treatment},
  author={Venla Loimu and Antti Aarni M{\"a}kitie and Leif J J B{\"a}ck and Harri Sintonen and Pirjo R{\"a}s{\"a}nen and Risto Roine and Kauko Saarilahti},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  year={2014},
  volume={272},
  pages={2415-2423}
}
Oncological treatment of head and neck carcinoma is associated with high morbidity. Measuring of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is crucial in this patient group but there is no consensus on which measure would be preferable to be used. In this study, HRQoL was measured with the generic 15D, which has not been used before for assessing this patient population. It is a prospective cohort study among 64 patients with laryngeal, pharyngeal or nasal cavity carcinoma treated with definitive… CONTINUE READING