Long-term quality of life after breast cancer: comparison of 8-year survivors with population controls.

@article{Dorval1998LongtermQO,
  title={Long-term quality of life after breast cancer: comparison of 8-year survivors with population controls.},
  author={Michel Dorval and Elizabeth Maunsell and Luc Desch{\^e}nes and Jacques Brisson and Beno{\^i}t Mass{\'e}},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={487-94}
}
PURPOSE Quality of life of breast cancer survivors 8 years after diagnosis was compared with that among similarly aged women who had never confronted cancer (controls). METHODS Survivors of a consecutive series of 227 breast cancer patients first treated in 1984 were approached for this study. Random-digit dialing was used to identify controls with the same age and residential distribution as the survivors. Quality of life was assessed in terms of physical health, functional status… CONTINUE READING

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