Quality of life and symptoms of anxiety and depression of patients receiving cancer chemotherapy: longitudinal study.

@article{Saevarsdottir2010QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and symptoms of anxiety and depression of patients receiving cancer chemotherapy: longitudinal study.},
  author={Thorunn Saevarsdottir and N Fridriksdottir and Sigridur Gunnarsdottir},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={E1-E10}
}
The overall survival gain of cancer chemotherapy is estimated to be small, and some claim that it rarely improves quality of life (QOL). The purpose of this population-based study was to describe QOL and symptoms of anxiety and depression, over time, in a group of Icelandic cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. Quality of life was measured with the Icelandic version of Cancer Rehabilitation Evaluation System, Short Form (CARES-SF), and symptoms of anxiety and depression, with the Icelandic… CONTINUE READING
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