Quality of life, drinking to cope, alcohol consumption and smoking in successfully treated HNSCC patients.

@article{Aarstad2007QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life, drinking to cope, alcohol consumption and smoking in successfully treated HNSCC patients.},
  author={Anne Kari Hersvik Aarstad and Hans J\orgen Aarstad and J. B. Olofsson},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={2007},
  volume={127 10},
  pages={1091-8}
}
CONCLUSION The level of coping by alcohol consumption is broadly associated with level of general quality of life (QoL) in patients with successfully treated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the association between self-reported level of general coping, drinking to cope (DTC), reported alcohol and tobacco use as well as QoL in successfully treated HNSCC patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS We employed a cross-sectional design… CONTINUE READING