Psychosocial well-being of patients with inoperable non-small cell lung cancer. The importance of treatment- and disease-related factors.

@article{Kaasa1988PsychosocialWO,
  title={Psychosocial well-being of patients with inoperable non-small cell lung cancer. The importance of treatment- and disease-related factors.},
  author={Stein Kaasa and Arne Mastekaasa},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={1988},
  volume={27 6b},
  pages={829-35}
}
Patients with inoperable non-small cell lung cancer, limited disease, were randomized to either chemotherapy (cisplatin and etoposide) or radiotherapy of the thorax. A set of questionnaires, covering 4 areas: psychosocial well-being, medical side effects, physical function, and everyday activity was filled out by 101 patients. The correlations between psychosocial well-being (dependent variable) on the one hand, and medical side effects, physical function, and everyday activity (independent… CONTINUE READING