Long-term quality of life of patients with head and neck cancer.

  title={Long-term quality of life of patients with head and neck cancer.},
  author={Alexander de Graeff and Johannes R J de Leeuw and Wynan D J G Ros and Gert Jan Hordijk and Geert H. Blijham and Jacques A M Winnubst},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={110 1},
OBJECTIVES To describe prospectively the long-term changes of quality of life and mood in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with surgery and/or radiotherapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred seven patients completed the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Core Questionnaire, the EORTC Head and Neck Cancer Module, and the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale before treatment, and 6, 12, 24, and 36 months later… CONTINUE READING