Quality of life in head and neck cancer survivors: a cross-sectional survey.

@article{Chaukar2009QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in head and neck cancer survivors: a cross-sectional survey.},
  author={Devendra Arvind Chaukar and Rohan R. Walvekar and Ashok Kumar Das and Mandar S. Deshpande and Prathamesh S Pai and Pankaj P. Chaturvedi and Anagha C. Kakade and Anil D'cruz},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={176-80}
}
PURPOSE Head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors have substantial psychological distress in addition to treatment-related side effects. This study examines the long-term quality of life (QOL) of HNC survivors in a busy tertiary care center. MATERIAL AND METHODS A prospective, cross-sectional survey was conducted studying 212 HNC survivors 1 year after completion of their treatment at a tertiary cancer center. Quality of life assessments were performed using the 2 standardized health-related QOL… CONTINUE READING