Palliation and life quality in lung cancer; how good are clinicians at judging treatment outcome?

Abstract

A recent trial by the MRC Lung Cancer Working Party used physician assessments to compare two palliative schedules of radiotherapy in lung cancer. A prospective study has been undertaken on a subset of these trial patients to see how physician assessments of symptomatic relief and general condition correlate with patient perception of therapeutic response… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.1991.316

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